Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.95%

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Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.95%
Credit: © Reuters. – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Media & Publishing , Petrochemicals and Building & Construction sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share gained 0.95%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Fisheries Co. (SE: 6050 ), which rose 9.94% or 1.94 points to trade at 21.46 at the close. Tihama Advertising&Public Relations (SE: 4070 ) added 9.92% or 3.80 points to end at 42.10 and Saudi Printing & Packaging Company (SE: 4270 ) was up 9.90% or 1.52 points to 16.88 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Kingdom Holding Company (SE: 4280 ), which lost 2.35% or 0.19 points to trade at 7.90 in late trade. Bawan (SE: 1302 ) declined 1.84% or 0.26 points to end at 13.90 and Mobile Telecommunications Company (SE: 7030 ) shed 1.25% or 0.08 points to 6.32.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 153 to 27 and 8 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for December delivery was down 0.15% or 0.10 to $66.08 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.09% or 0.07 to hit $75.84 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.50% or 6.10 to trade at $1216.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.24% to 4.2454, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.00% to 3.7511.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 96.93.

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