Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.72%

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Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.72%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were lower at the close on Sunday, as losses in the Energy & Utilities , Insurance and Media & Publishing sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share declined 0.72%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Methanol Chemicals Company (SE: 2001 ), which rose 9.94% or 1.08 points to trade at 11.94 at the close. Middle East Paper Co (SE: 1202 ) added 4.85% or 1.18 points to end at 25.50 and Etihad Etisalat Co (SE: 7020 ) was up 4.42% or 0.84 points to 19.84 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Al Baha Investment and Development Company SJSC (SE: 4130 ), which lost 10.00% or 1.96 points to trade at 17.64 in late trade. Dallah Healthcare Holding Company (SE: 4004 ) declined 9.98% or 8.80 points to end at 79.40 and Saudi Indian Company Insurance (SE: 8110 ) shed 9.94% or 1.34 points to 12.14.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 131 to 42 and 6 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.85% or 0.59 to $69.02 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $74.76 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.29% or 3.50 to trade at $1222.20 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.11% to 4.3718, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7510.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.11% at 94.47.

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