© Reuters Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.71%
Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the rose 0.71% to hit a new 5-year high.
The best performers of the session on the were ALABDULLATIF CO. (SE:), which rose 9.87% or 3.15 points to trade at 35.05 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE:) added 7.77% or 10.80 points to end at 149.80 and Baazeem Trading Co (SE:) was up 6.91% or 7.60 points to 117.60 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group (SE:), which fell 1.45% or 2.40 points to trade at 163.40 at the close. Banque Saudi Fransi (SE:) declined 1.20% or 0.50 points to end at 41.30 and BANK ALBILAD (SE:) was down 1.06% or 0.45 points to 41.95.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 173 to 30 and 7 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for November delivery was down 1.28% or 1.03 to $79.61 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 1.15% or 0.96 to hit $82.46 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.40% or 24.60 to trade at $1783.90 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.27% to 4.3352, while USD/SAR fell 0.00% to 3.7509.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.23% at 94.300.
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