Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.17%

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Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.17%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Telecoms & IT , Energy & Utilities and Building & Construction sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share lost 0.17%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE: 4210 ), which rose 9.95% or 9.90 points to trade at 109.40 at the close. Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SE: 2300 ) added 9.93% or 0.71 points to end at 7.86 and Falcom Petrochemical was up 6.90% or 2.20 points to 34.10 in late trade.

Biggest losers included National Medical Care Company (SE: 4005 ), which lost 4.78% or 2.70 points to trade at 53.80 in late trade. Nama Chemicals Co. (SE: 2210 ) declined 4.11% or 1.20 points to end at 28.00 and Al Sagr Co-operative Insurance Co (SE: 8180 ) shed 3.33% or 0.56 points to 16.24.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 89 to 74 and 19 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 1.37% or 0.96 to $69.17 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.70% or 0.53 to hit $75.02 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.60% or 7.30 to trade at $1214.00 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.10% to 4.3930, while USD/SAR rose 0.07% to 3.7519.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 94.24.

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