Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.14%

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At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 0.14%.

The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Halwani Bros (SE:6001), which rose 9.86% or 5.60 points to trade at 62.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Baazeem Trading Co (SE:4051) added 9.85% or 5.20 points to end at 58.00 and Astra Industrial Group (SE:1212) was up 9.74% or 1.86 points to 20.96 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Arab Sea Information Systems Co SJSC (SE:7201), which fell 7.27% or 4.10 points to trade at 52.30 at the close. Red Sea Housing Services Company (SE:4230) declined 2.92% or 0.46 points to end at 15.30 and Filing & Packing Materials Co. (SE:2180) was down 2.46% or 1.10 points to 43.60.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 102 to 77 and 21 ended unchanged.

Shares in Halwani Bros (SE:6001) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 9.86% or 5.60 to 62.40. Shares in Astra Industrial Group (SE:1212) rose to 3-years highs; rising 9.74% or 1.86 to 20.96.

Crude oil for September delivery was down 1.29% or 0.54 to $41.38 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 1.24% or 0.55 to hit $43.77 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.59% or 10.90 to trade at $1854.80 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.49% to 4.3431, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7502.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.16% at 94.905.