At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share gained 0.64% to hit a new 6-months high.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Anaam International Holding Group (SE:4061), which rose 9.99% or 30.80 points to trade at 339.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Mouwasat Medical Services Company (SE:4002) added 9.23% or 12.00 points to end at 142.00 and Gulf General Cooperative Insurance (SE:8260) was up 5.79% or 1.55 points to 28.30 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Food Products Co. (SE:2100), which fell 3.19% or 3.00 points to trade at 91.00 at the close. Red Sea Housing Services Company (SE:4230) declined 2.73% or 0.56 points to end at 19.92 and Jabal Omar Development Company (SE:4250) was down 2.38% or 0.85 points to 34.90.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 107 to 83 and 11 ended unchanged.
Shares in Anaam International Holding Group (SE:4061) rose to 5-year highs; up 9.99% or 30.80 to 339.00. Shares in Mouwasat Medical Services Company (SE:4002) rose to all time highs; gaining 9.23% or 12.00 to 142.00. Shares in Gulf General Cooperative Insurance (SE:8260) rose to 5-year highs; rising 5.79% or 1.55 to 28.30.
Crude oil for November delivery was up 2.83% or 1.13 to $41.08 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 2.79% or 1.17 to hit $43.16 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.11% or 2.05 to trade at $1892.85 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.17% to 4.4036, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7512.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 93.780.