Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.26%

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Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.26%
Credit: © Reuters. – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Media & Publishing , Hotels & Tourism and Retail sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 0.26%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE: 4210 ), which rose 4.86% or 4.60 points to trade at 99.30 at the close. Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE: 4240 ) added 4.79% or 1.18 points to end at 25.80 and Dur Hospitality (SE: 4010 ) was up 4.03% or 0.70 points to 18.08 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Saudi Indian Company Insurance (SE: 8110 ), which lost 6.65% or 0.72 points to trade at 10.10 in late trade. United Int Transportation Company (SE: 4260 ) declined 4.55% or 1.30 points to end at 27.30 and Al Baha Investment and Development Company SJSC (SE: 4130 ) shed 3.37% or 0.54 points to 15.50.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 111 to 60 and 15 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was up 1.65% or 1.11 to $68.31 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 1.74% or 1.26 to hit $73.87 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.33% or 4.00 to trade at $1202.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.18% to 4.2707, while USD/SAR fell 0.01% to 3.7499.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 96.23.

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