At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share fell 0.06%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Alujain Corporation (SE:2170), which rose 9.89% or 6.40 points to trade at 71.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Tourism Enterprise Co. (SE:4170) added 7.99% or 17.60 points to end at 237.80 and International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power) (SE:2082) was up 7.62% or 10.20 points to 144.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Al Sorayai Trading&Industrial Group (SE:1213), which fell 3.06% or 0.68 points to trade at 21.56 at the close. United Cooperative Assurance Co (SE:8190) declined 2.97% or 1.00 points to end at 32.70 and AL JOUF CEMENT COMPANY (SE:3091) was down 2.89% or 0.32 points to 10.74.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 130 to 84 and 19 ended unchanged.
Shares in Alujain Corporation (SE:2170) rose to 5-year highs; rising 9.89% or 6.40 to 71.10. Shares in Al Sorayai Trading&Industrial Group (SE:1213) fell to 52-week lows; down 3.06% or 0.68 to 21.56. Shares in Tourism Enterprise Co. (SE:4170) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 7.99% or 17.60 to 237.80. Shares in International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power) (SE:2082) rose to all time highs; up 7.62% or 10.20 to 144.00.
Crude oil for May delivery was down 0.90% or 0.90 to $99.38 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June fell 0.34% or 0.36 to hit $104.35 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 1.30% or 25.35 to trade at $1,923.85 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.22% to 4.14, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.01% to 3.75.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 98.54.