Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 1.30%

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Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 1.30%
Credit: © Reuters. – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Sunday, as gains in the Agriculture & Food , Financial Services and Cement sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share rose 1.30%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Al Rajhi Bank (SE: 1120 ), which rose 5.14% or 4.50 points to trade at 92.00 at the close. Saudi Advanced Industries Co. (SE: 2120 ) added 5.00% or 0.66 points to end at 13.86 and Almarai Company (SE: 2280 ) was up 4.95% or 2.40 points to 50.90 in late trade.

Biggest losers included AlJazira Mawten REIT (SE: 4331 ), which lost 3.38% or 0.48 points to trade at 13.72 in late trade. Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SE: 2300 ) declined 2.03% or 0.28 points to end at 13.50 and Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff .Co (SE: 2270 ) shed 1.70% or 1.80 points to 104.20.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 103 to 61 and 23 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.59% or 1.22 to $48.31 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 2.61% or 1.46 to hit $57.41 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.63% or 8.15 to trade at $1286.65 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.03% to 4.2741, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7508.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 95.757.

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