Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.25%

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Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.25%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Building & Construction , Petrochemicals and Financial Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share rose 0.25%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance (SE: 8311 ), which rose 8.21% or 2.55 points to trade at 33.60 at the close. Saudi Advanced Industries Co. (SE: 2120 ) added 5.70% or 0.70 points to end at 12.98 and National Medical Care Company (SE: 4005 ) was up 4.07% or 1.80 points to 46.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included AlJazira Mawten REIT (SE: 4331 ), which lost 2.86% or 0.46 points to trade at 15.62 in late trade. Allied Cooperative Insurance Group (SE: 8150 ) declined 2.33% or 0.44 points to end at 18.44 and Jarir Marketing Co (SE: 4190 ) shed 1.42% or 2.20 points to 152.20.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 115 to 63 and 9 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was up 2.41% or 1.23 to $52.23 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 1.50% or 0.90 to hit $60.87 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.06% or 0.80 to trade at $1250.20 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.20% to 4.2535, while USD/SAR fell 0.04% to 3.7517.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 97.245.

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