Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.21%

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Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.21%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Agriculture & Food , Retail and Real Estate Development sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share fell 0.21%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance (SE: 8311 ), which rose 5.19% or 0.72 points to trade at 14.60 at the close. Abdullah A. M. Al-Khodari Sons Co (SE: 1330 ) added 3.18% or 0.20 points to end at 6.49 and Umm Al-Qura (SE: 3005 ) was up 3.17% or 0.38 points to 12.38 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Electrical Industries Co (SE: 1303 ), which lost 2.87% or 0.54 points to trade at 18.26 in late trade. National Petrochemical Company (SE: 2002 ) declined 2.06% or 0.55 points to end at 26.20 and Savola Group (SE: 2050 ) shed 2.05% or 0.65 points to 31.05.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 112 to 71 and 9 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for May delivery was down 0.57% or 0.34 to $58.95 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 0.19% or 0.13 to hit $67.48 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.11% or 1.45 to trade at $1307.95 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.04% to 4.2579, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7503.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 95.947.

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