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Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.84%



© Reuters. Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.84% – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the added 0.84%.

The best performers of the session on the were Thimar Development Holding Co (TADAWUL:), which rose 10.00% or 1.72 points to trade at 18.92 at the close. Meanwhile, Al Baha Investment and Development Company SJSC (TADAWUL:) added 6.27% or 0.80 points to end at 13.56 and Mobile Telecommunications Company (TADAWUL:) was up 4.47% or 0.46 points to 10.76 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu (TADAWUL:), which fell 3.04% or 1.60 points to trade at 51.00 at the close. Nahdi Medical Co (TADAWUL:) declined 2.98% or 5.40 points to end at 175.60 and Saudi Public Transport Co. (TADAWUL:) was down 2.71% or 0.46 points to 16.54.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 144 to 112 and 11 ended unchanged.

Shares in Thimar Development Holding Co (TADAWUL:) rose to 3-years highs; rising 10.00% or 1.72 to 18.92.

Crude oil for April delivery was up 0.53% or 0.41 to $78.10 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May rose 0.39% or 0.33 to hit $84.64 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.31% or 5.70 to trade at $1,839.70 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.63% to 3.98, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.02% to 3.75.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.55% at 105.00.

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