Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.82%

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Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.82%
Credit: © Reuters. – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Building & Construction , Real Estate Development and Agriculture & Food sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share gained 0.82%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Makkah Construction&Development Co (SE: 4100 ), which rose 9.86% or 6.40 points to trade at 71.30 at the close. Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE: 4240 ) added 6.11% or 1.82 points to end at 31.60 and Fitaihi Holding Group (SE: 4180 ) was up 5.89% or 0.70 points to 12.58 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE: 2030 ), which lost 2.34% or 0.72 points to trade at 30.00 in late trade. Alujain Corporation (SE: 2170 ) declined 2.00% or 0.38 points to end at 18.66 and Electrical Industries Co (SE: 1303 ) shed 1.74% or 0.34 points to 19.20.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 152 to 24 and 5 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was down 0.07% or 0.04 to $57.98 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.30% or 0.19 to hit $63.13 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.03% or 0.40 to trade at $1292.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.23% to 4.4433, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7503.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 93.03.

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