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 Research and Marketing Group (SE: 4210 ), which rose 6.32% or 6.00 points to trade at 101.00 at the close. Allianz Saudi Fransi Cooperative Insurance Company (SE: 8040 ) added 5.31% or 1.28 points to end at 25.40 and Arabia Insurance Cooperative Co (SE: 8160 ) was up 4.73% or 0.80 points to 17.70 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE: 4240 ), which lost 2.71% or 0.62 points to trade at 22.24 in late trade. National Medical Care Company (SE: 4005 ) declined 2.56% or 1.50 points to end at 57.20 and Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company (SE: 2350 ) shed 1.97% or 0.24 points to 11.96.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 96 to 79 and 17 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was down 2.35% or 1.39 to $57.70 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 1.91% or 1.24 to hit $63.82 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.31% or 4.35 to trade at $1393.65 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.08% to 4.2352, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7502.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 96.347.
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