At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share rose 0.76%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Al Sorayai Trading&Industrial Group (SE:1213), which rose 9.99% or 3.88 points to trade at 42.70 at the close. Meanwhile, Herfy Food Services Co (SE:6002) added 5.89% or 4.30 points to end at 77.30 and Abdullah Saad Mohammed Abo Moati Stationeries Co (SE:4191) was up 5.84% or 2.60 points to 47.15 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Arabian Amiantit Co. (SE:2160), which fell 9.98% or 2.22 points to trade at 20.02 at the close. Alinma Tokio Marine Co (SE:8312) declined 5.81% or 1.80 points to end at 29.20 and Malath Cooperative Insurance Co (SE:8020) was down 4.80% or 1.35 points to 26.80.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 110 to 92 and 13 ended unchanged.
Shares in Al Sorayai Trading&Industrial Group (SE:1213) rose to 52-week lows; rising 9.99% or 3.88 to 42.70. Shares in Herfy Food Services Co (SE:6002) rose to 5-year highs; rising 5.89% or 4.30 to 77.30.
Crude oil for December delivery was up 2.99% or 2.36 to $81.17 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 2.25% or 1.81 to hit $82.35 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.47% or 26.45 to trade at $1819.95 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.14% to 4.3391, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7510.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 94.207.