Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.15%

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Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.15%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Energy & Utilities , Insurance and Hotels & Tourism sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share lost 0.15%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Alujain Corporation (SE: 2170 ), which rose 9.95% or 2.85 points to trade at 31.50 at the close. Saudi Company for Hardware (SE: 4008 ) added 9.91% or 7.40 points to end at 82.10 and Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE: 4240 ) was up 7.05% or 1.64 points to 24.90 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Al Sagr Co-operative Insurance Co (SE: 8180 ), which lost 7.72% or 1.18 points to trade at 14.10 in late trade. Salama Cooperative Insurance Co (SE: 8050 ) declined 6.70% or 1.50 points to end at 20.90 and Basic Chemical Industries Co (SE: 1210 ) shed 6.20% or 1.60 points to 24.20.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 109 to 65 and 9 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was up 0.60% or 0.41 to $68.90 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.63% or 0.46 to hit $73.67 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.60% or 7.40 to trade at $1215.80 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.13% to 4.3333, while USD/SAR fell 0.02% to 3.7500.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.17% at 95.19.

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