Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.24%

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At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share lost 0.24%.

The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE:2030), which rose 9.97% or 6.50 points to trade at 71.70 at the close. Meanwhile, Food Products Co. (SE:2100) added 7.80% or 4.90 points to end at 67.70 and Alkhaleej Training & Education Co (SE:4290) was up 6.42% or 1.06 points to 17.56 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Jabal Omar Development Company (SE:4250), which fell 4.30% or 1.20 points to trade at 26.70 at the close. Saudi RE Cooperative Reinsurance (SE:8200) declined 3.85% or 0.42 points to end at 10.48 and Solidarity Saudi Takaful Co (SE:8290) was down 3.36% or 0.48 points to 13.82.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 112 to 78 and 12 ended unchanged.

Shares in Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE:2030) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 9.97% or 6.50 to 71.70. Shares in Food Products Co. (SE:2100) rose to 5-year highs; rising 7.80% or 4.90 to 67.70. Shares in Alkhaleej Training & Education Co (SE:4290) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 6.42% or 1.06 to 17.56.

Crude oil for October delivery was up 1.15% or 0.49 to $43.11 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 1.21% or 0.55 to hit $46.19 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.69% or 13.35 to trade at $1925.85 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.37% to 4.4365, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7504.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 93.085.