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Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Agriculture & Food, Industrial Investment and Retail sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share rose 1.42%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were United Electronics Company (SE:4003), which rose 7.82% or 3.36 points to trade at 46.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabian Amiantit Co. (SE:2160) added 5.70% or 0.36 points to end at 6.68 and United Int Transportation Company (SE:4260) was up 4.97% or 1.18 points to 24.90 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Al Alamiya Cooperative Insurance (SE:8280), which fell 2.92% or 0.73 points to trade at 24.30 at the close. Aldrees Petroleum & Transport Svcs (SE:4200) declined 2.65% or 0.78 points to end at 28.70 and Halwani Bros (SE:6001) was down 1.79% or 0.85 points to 46.75.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 144 to 31 and 3 ended unchanged.
Shares in Halwani Bros (SE:6001) fell to 52-week lows; falling 1.79% or 0.85 to 46.75. Crude oil for November delivery was down 1.87% or 0.96 to $50.34 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 1.42% or 0.81 to hit $56.13 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.55% or 7.05 to trade at $1295.95 a troy ounce.
Amid muted traded activity, the MSM30 Index remained subdued at 5,031.73 points, down 0.16 per cent. The MSM Sharia Index closed at 715.25 points, down 0.23 per cent. Al Madina Takaful was the most a
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