At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share rose 0.75% to hit a new 1-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE: 4210 ), which rose 3.73% or 2.70 points to trade at 75.00 at the close. Emaar The Economic City (SE: 4220 ) added 3.58% or 0.52 points to end at 15.04 and Saudi Arabian Mining Company (SE: 1211 ) was up 3.32% or 1.70 points to 52.90 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Al Alamiya Cooperative Insurance (SE: 8280 ), which lost 3.28% or 1.00 points to trade at 29.50 in late trade. Gulf General Cooperative Insurance (SE: 8260 ) declined 3.19% or 0.60 points to end at 18.20 and Malath Cooperative Insurance Co (SE: 8020 ) shed 2.76% or 0.60 points to 21.10.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 86 to 70 and 19 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was down 0.45% or 0.22 to $48.94 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.24% or 0.13 to hit $54.33 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.51% or 6.86 to trade at $1345.86 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.85% to 4.5078, while USD/SAR fell 0.00% to 3.7499.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.68% at 91.58.
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