At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 0.03% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Bonyan REIT (SE:4347), which rose 9.89% or 0.82 points to trade at 9.11 at the close. Meanwhile, National Metal Manufacturing Co. (SE:2220) added 6.83% or 0.98 points to end at 15.32 and Saudi Fisheries Co. (SE:6050) was up 6.75% or 1.18 points to 18.66 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Derayah REIT (SE:4339), which fell 4.14% or 0.41 points to trade at 9.49 at the close. SABB Takaful (SE:8080) declined 3.35% or 0.80 points to end at 23.10 and Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group (SE:4013) was down 3.33% or 3.00 points to 87.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 107 to 75 and 18 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for August delivery was down 0.22% or 0.09 to $40.56 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 0.61% or 0.26 to hit $43.06 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.09% or 1.65 to trade at $1791.65 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.69% to 4.2448, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7510.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.60% at 96.720.