Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.68% By biedex.markets

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Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.68%

© Reuters. Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.68%

biedex.markets – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the rose 0.68%.

The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Public Transport Co. (SE:), which rose 10.00% or 2.12 points to trade at 23.32 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi vitrified clay pipes co. (SE:) added 10.00% or 11.60 points to end at 127.60 and Knowledge Economic City (SE:) was up 9.97% or 1.40 points to 15.44 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were United Cooperative Assurance Co (SE:), which fell 4.15% or 1.08 points to trade at 24.92 at the close. CHUBB Arabia Cooperative Insurance (SE:) declined 1.73% or 0.70 points to end at 39.70 and Alujain Corporation (SE:) was down 1.72% or 0.85 points to 48.50.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 118 to 70 and 16 ended unchanged.

Shares in Saudi Public Transport Co. (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 10.00% or 2.12 to 23.32. Shares in Saudi vitrified clay pipes co. (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 10.00% or 11.60 to 127.60. Shares in Knowledge Economic City (SE:) rose to 3-years highs; rising 9.97% or 1.40 to 15.44.

Crude oil for April delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $59.26 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $62.14 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.47% or 8.35 to trade at $1783.35 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.26% to 4.5453, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7505.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 90.345.