Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 1.58%

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At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share fell 1.58%.

The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were National Company for Learning and Education SJSC (TADAWUL:4291), which rose 3.95% or 2.30 points to trade at 60.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff .Co (TADAWUL:2270) added 3.88% or 7.60 points to end at 203.60 and Dallah Healthcare Holding Company (TADAWUL:4004) was up 3.66% or 4.60 points to 130.20 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Banque Saudi Fransi (TADAWUL:1050), which fell 4.86% or 2.40 points to trade at 47.00 at the close. Bawan (TADAWUL:1302) declined 4.69% or 1.85 points to end at 37.60 and Sadr Logistics Co (TADAWUL:1832) was down 4.26% or 2.15 points to 48.35.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 208 to 31 and 9 ended unchanged.

Shares in Dallah Healthcare Holding Company (TADAWUL:4004) rose to all time highs; rising 3.66% or 4.60 to 130.20.

Crude oil for October delivery was up 2.00% or 1.75 to $89.06 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 1.66% or 1.55 to hit $94.72 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.21% or 3.55 to trade at $1,713.85 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.19% to 3.75, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.04% to 3.76.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.21% at 109.30.