Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.24%

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At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share fell 0.24%.

The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Tourism Enterprise Co. (TADAWUL:4170), which rose 10.00% or 2.65 points to trade at 29.15 at the close. Meanwhile, Al Moammar Information Systems Co CJSC (TADAWUL:7200) added 6.40% or 5.80 points to end at 96.40 and Saudi Automotive Services Co. (TADAWUL:4050) was up 3.31% or 1.00 points to 31.20 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Saudi Arabian Amiantit Co. (TADAWUL:2160), which fell 7.15% or 2.65 points to trade at 34.40 at the close. Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication (TADAWUL:7040) declined 6.88% or 3.90 points to end at 52.80 and Saudi Industrial Export Co (TADAWUL:4140) was down 5.47% or 2.00 points to 34.55.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 181 to 59 and 14 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for January delivery was down 0.77% or 0.60 to $77.34 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 1.21% or 1.03 to hit $84.38 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.62% or 10.75 to trade at $1,756.35 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was up 0.24% to 3.92, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.03% to 3.76.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.29% at 105.66.