Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.37%

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Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.37%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Media & Publishing , Agriculture & Food and Cement sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share fell 0.37%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Steel Pipe Company (SE: 1320 ), which rose 6.67% or 1.30 points to trade at 20.80 at the close. Saudi Advanced Industries Co. (SE: 2120 ) added 4.50% or 0.62 points to end at 14.40 and Qassim Agriculture Co. (SE: 6020 ) was up 4.28% or 0.46 points to 11.20 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE: 4210 ), which lost 5.27% or 4.80 points to trade at 86.30 in late trade. Advanced Petrochemical Company (SE: 2330 ) declined 4.55% or 2.50 points to end at 52.50 and Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SE: 2250 ) shed 4.24% or 0.98 points to 22.14.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 102 to 67 and 20 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.63% or 0.33 to $52.29 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.83% or 0.51 to hit $60.63 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.42% or 5.45 to trade at $1278.55 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.33% to 4.2534, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7504.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.36% at 96.115.

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