Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.35%
Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Hotels&Tourism, Insurance and Agriculture&Food sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share lost 0.35%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Tihama Advertising&Public Relations (SE:4070), which rose 8.56% or 3.70 points to trade at 46.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Emaar The Economic City (SE:4220) added 4.17% or 0.39 points to end at 9.74 and Arabia Insurance Cooperative Co (SE:8160) was up 3.64% or 0.62 points to 17.66 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Al Yamamah Steel Industries Co (SE:1304), which fell 4.07% or 0.62 points to trade at 14.62 at the close. Al-Tayyar Travel Group Holding Co. (SE:1810) declined 3.67% or 0.84 points to end at 22.04 and United Cooperative Assurance Co (SE:8190) was down 2.88% or 0.36 points to 12.14.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 114 to 64 and 15 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.53% or 0.28 to $52.44 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.11% or 0.07 to hit $62.17 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.62% or 8.15 to trade at $1310.35 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.13% to 4.2410, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7502.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 96.588.