Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.32%

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Saudi Arabia shares lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.32%
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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Media & Publishing , Industrial Investment and Transport sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share fell 0.32%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Makkah Construction&Development Co (SE: 4100 ), which rose 2.98% or 2.75 points to trade at 95.00 at the close. National Gypsum Company (SE: 2090 ) added 2.83% or 0.40 points to end at 14.55 and Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE: 2030 ) was up 2.61% or 1.00 points to 39.30 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Saudi Printing & Packaging Company (SE: 4270 ), which lost 5.59% or 1.05 points to trade at 17.75 in late trade. Solidarity Saudi Takaful Co (SE: 8290 ) declined 4.55% or 0.45 points to end at 9.45 and Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE: 4210 ) shed 3.86% or 1.20 points to 29.90.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 124 to 33 and 21 ended unchanged on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for April delivery was down 0.96% or 0.51 to $52.63 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 0.84% or 0.47 to hit $55.45 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.42% or 5.10 to trade at $1211.00 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.12% to 3.9585, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7506.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.27% at 102.08.

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