At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 0.08%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were National Gas & Industrialization Co (SE:2080), which rose 9.87% or 5.30 points to trade at 59.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Arabian Pipes Company (SE:2200) added 5.81% or 1.12 points to end at 20.40 and Tihama Advertising&Public Relations (SE:4070) was up 4.94% or 2.50 points to 53.10 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tanmiah Food Company SCJSC (SE:2281), which fell 2.38% or 2.80 points to trade at 115.00 at the close. Raydan Co (SE:6012) declined 2.30% or 0.70 points to end at 29.80 and Dallah Healthcare Holding Company (SE:4004) was down 1.93% or 1.50 points to 76.10.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 115 to 74 and 19 ended unchanged.
Shares in National Gas & Industrialization Co (SE:2080) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 9.87% or 5.30 to 59.00.
Crude oil for October delivery was up 2.26% or 1.55 to $70.14 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 2.01% or 1.44 to hit $73.03 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.46% or 8.40 to trade at $1807.60 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.13% to 4.4457, while USD/SAR fell 0.01% to 3.7503.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 92.398.