Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.26%

Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Insurance, Hotels & Tourism and Petrochemicals sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share declined 0.26%.

The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Amana Cooperative Insurance Co (SE:8310), which rose 6.57% or 3.70 points to trade at 60.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance (SE:8311) added 4.17% or 1.80 points to end at 45.00 and Alujain Corporation (SE:2170) was up 3.74% or 2.40 points to 66.50 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Al Sagr Co-operative Insurance Co (SE:8180), which fell 3.62% or 0.64 points to trade at 17.04 at the close. National Company for Learning and Education SJSC (SE:4291) declined 3.56% or 2.50 points to end at 67.70 and Mouwasat Medical Services Company (SE:4002) was down 3.55% or 7.20 points to 195.60.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 150 to 44 and 14 ended unchanged.

Shares in Alujain Corporation (SE:2170) rose to 5-year highs; up 3.74% or 2.40 to 66.50.

Crude oil for October delivery was down 2.64% or 1.80 to $66.41 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 2.34% or 1.65 to hit $68.94 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.39% or 6.85 to trade at $1785.05 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.11% to 4.4187, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7506.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 92.580.