Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.57%

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At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share lost 0.57% to hit a new 6-months low.

The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Tourism Enterprise Co. (TADAWUL:4170), which rose 9.87% or 2.38 points to trade at 26.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Wafrah for Industry and Development Company SJSC (TADAWUL:2100) added 4.32% or 1.35 points to end at 32.60 and Saudi Tadawul Group Holding Co (TADAWUL:1111) was up 2.00% or 3.20 points to 163.60 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group (TADAWUL:4013), which fell 2.88% or 6.60 points to trade at 222.40 at the close. Al Etihad Cooperative Insurance Co SJSC (TADAWUL:8170) declined 2.23% or 0.34 points to end at 14.92 and Sahara International Petrochemical Company SJSC (TADAWUL:2310) was down 2.18% or 0.80 points to 35.95.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 111 to 79 and 20 ended unchanged.

Shares in Sahara International Petrochemical Company SJSC (TADAWUL:2310) fell to 52-week lows; down 2.18% or 0.80 to 35.95.

Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.60% or 0.48 to $80.52 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.74% or 0.65 to hit $88.10 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.32% or 5.65 to trade at $1,745.25 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.26% to 3.86, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.06% to 3.76.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.24% at 107.47.