Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.71% By

Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Energy & Utilities, Agriculture & Food and Telecoms & IT sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share rose 0.71%.

The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Cable Company (SE:2110), which rose 4.83% or 1.25 points to trade at 27.15 at the close. Meanwhile, Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Co (SE:2380) added 4.25% or 0.98 points to end at 24.04 and Saudi Arabian Mining Company (SE:1211) was up 4.03% or 2.70 points to 69.70 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Arabian Pipes Company (SE:2200), which fell 3.64% or 0.66 points to trade at 17.48 at the close. Al Sagr Co-operative Insurance Co (SE:8180) declined 2.12% or 0.32 points to end at 14.78 and Al Rajhi REIT (SE:4340) was down 1.94% or 0.24 points to 12.16.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 126 to 70 and 12 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for October delivery was up 2.29% or 1.50 to $67.14 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 2.28% or 1.56 to hit $69.93 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.20% or 3.60 to trade at $1809.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.01% to 4.4043, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7504.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 92.980.