Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.76%

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Saudi Arabia shares higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.76%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were higher at the close on Sunday, as gains in the Telecoms & IT , Retail and Transport sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share rose 0.76% to hit a new 1-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Qassim Agriculture Co. (SE: 6020 ), which rose 6.67% or 0.50 points to trade at 8.00 at the close. Saudi Cable Company (SE: 2110 ) added 6.19% or 0.30 points to end at 5.15 and Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE: 4240 ) was up 5.17% or 1.20 points to 24.40 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker (SE: 1214 ), which lost 3.66% or 0.50 points to trade at 13.15 in late trade. Al-Ahlia Insurance Company (SE: 8140 ) declined 2.80% or 0.15 points to end at 5.20 and Al Hokair Group (SE: 1820 ) shed 2.49% or 0.70 points to 27.40.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 109 to 36 and 24 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for December delivery was down 1.23% or 0.55 to $44.11 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 1.70% or 0.79 to hit $45.56 a barrel, while the December Gold contract rose 0.19% or 2.50 to trade at $1305.80 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.34% to 4.1794, while USD/SAR rose 0.03% to 3.7519.

The US Dollar Index was down 0.26% at 96.94.

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