Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.98%

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Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Financial Services, Transport and Cement sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share rose 0.98%.

The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Gulf General Cooperative Insurance (SE:8260), which rose 8.79% or 0.96 points to trade at 11.88 at the close. Meanwhile, The Saudi Investment Bank (SE:1030) added 3.84% or 0.58 points to end at 15.68 and The Saudi British Bank (SE:1060) was up 3.77% or 1.20 points to 33.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Leejam Sports Company SJSC (SE:1830), which fell 5.19% or 4.00 points to trade at 73.00 at the close. Al-Ahlia Insurance Company (SE:8140) declined 4.13% or 0.50 points to end at 11.60 and Lazurde for Jewelry Co (SE:4011) was down 4.03% or 0.62 points to 14.78.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 127 to 58 and 11 ended unchanged.

Shares in Lazurde for Jewelry Co (SE:4011) fell to all time lows; down 4.03% or 0.62 to 14.78.

Crude oil for December delivery was up 0.51% or 0.29 to $57.44 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.51% or 0.32 to hit $62.61 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.46% or 6.80 to trade at $1459.60 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.25% to 4.1326, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7504.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.23% at 98.218.



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