© Reuters. Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.44%
Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the rose 0.44% to hit a new 5-year high.
The best performers of the session on the were National Gas & Industrialization Co (SE:), which rose 9.94% or 3.85 points to trade at 42.60 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE:) added 9.90% or 12.00 points to end at 133.20 and Saudi Public Transport Co. (SE:) was up 7.54% or 1.95 points to 27.80 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Qassim Agriculture Co. (SE:), which fell 3.91% or 1.25 points to trade at 30.75 at the close. Nama Chemicals Co. (SE:) declined 3.48% or 1.55 points to end at 43.00 and Saudi Arabian Amiantit Co. (SE:) was down 3.11% or 0.90 points to 28.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 116 to 77 and 10 ended unchanged.
Shares in National Gas & Industrialization Co (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; up 9.94% or 3.85 to 42.60. Shares in Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE:) rose to all time highs; up 9.90% or 12.00 to 133.20.
Crude oil for July delivery was up 3.41% or 2.26 to $68.58 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 2.55% or 1.77 to hit $71.09 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.16% or 3.10 to trade at $1902.20 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.18% to 4.5928, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7503.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.31% at 89.710.
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