© Reuters. Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.51%
Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the added 0.51%.
The best performers of the session on the were Al-Ahlia Insurance Company (SE:), which rose 7.65% or 0.88 points to trade at 12.38 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Advanced Industries Co. (SE:) added 4.10% or 0.52 points to end at 13.20 and Alkhaleej Training & Education Co (SE:) was up 2.90% or 0.38 points to 13.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Amana Cooperative Insurance Co (SE:), which fell 2.80% or 0.68 points to trade at 23.58 at the close. Saudi Chemical Company (SE:) declined 2.10% or 0.65 points to end at 30.35 and The Qassim Cement Co (SE:) was down 1.85% or 0.60 points to 31.80.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 103 to 59 and 25 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.86% or 0.40 to $46.94 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.46% or 0.80 to hit $55.71 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.38% or 4.85 to trade at $1288.95 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.03% to 4.2557, while USD/SAR fell 0.00% to 3.7508.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 96.295.
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