At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share gained 0.10%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Anaam International Holding Group (SE:4061), which rose 10.00% or 10.20 points to trade at 112.20 at the close. Meanwhile, Al Baha Investment and Development Company SJSC (SE:4130) added 10.00% or 4.10 points to end at 45.10 and Al-Jouf Agriculture Development Co (SE:6070) was up 9.96% or 5.30 points to 58.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Allied Cooperative Insurance Group SJSC (SE:8150), which fell 4.33% or 2.15 points to trade at 47.55 at the close. Al Alamiya Cooperative Insurance (SE:8280) declined 4.26% or 1.20 points to end at 26.95 and Baazeem Trading Co (SE:4051) was down 4.09% or 5.20 points to 122.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 130 to 63 and 10 ended unchanged.
Shares in Al Baha Investment and Development Company SJSC (SE:4130) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 10.00% or 4.10 to 45.10. Shares in Al-Jouf Agriculture Development Co (SE:6070) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 9.96% or 5.30 to 58.50.
Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.03% or 0.02 to $58.38 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.03% or 0.02 to hit $61.24 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.82% or 15.15 to trade at $1852.65 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.13% to 4.5507, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7510.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 90.328.