Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.14%

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Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.14%
Credit: © Reuters. – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Agriculture & Food , Financial Services and Petrochemicals sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 0.14%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Fisheries Co. (SE: 6050 ), which rose 5.18% or 0.65 points to trade at 13.20 at the close. Samba Financial Group (SE: 1090 ) added 4.26% or 0.75 points to end at 18.35 and Arabia Insurance Cooperative Co (SE: 8160 ) was up 4.08% or 0.50 points to 12.75 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Tabuk Agriculture Development Co (SE: 6040 ), which lost 7.89% or 1.25 points to trade at 14.60 in late trade. Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE: 4210 ) declined 6.73% or 2.70 points to end at 37.40 and Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SE: 2300 ) shed 5.91% or 0.75 points to 11.95.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 92 to 60 and 18 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.39% or 0.16 to $40.67 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.79% or 0.34 to hit $42.76 a barrel, while the December Gold contract rose 0.35% or 4.75 to trade at $1369.45 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.21% to 4.1896, while USD/SAR rose 0.30% to 3.7610.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.23% at 95.71.

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