At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 0.06% to hit a new 5-year high.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Batic Investments and Logistics Co (SE:4110), which rose 4.30% or 1.85 points to trade at 44.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Tabuk Agriculture Development Co (SE:6040) added 3.64% or 1.40 points to end at 39.90 and Saudi Arabian Mining Company (SE:1211) was up 3.27% or 2.40 points to 75.80 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Sadr Logistics Co (SE:1832), which fell 3.48% or 14.00 points to trade at 388.00 at the close. Al Sagr Co-operative Insurance Co (SE:8180) declined 3.43% or 0.58 points to end at 16.34 and The National Co for Glass Industrie (SE:2150) was down 3.36% or 1.50 points to 43.15.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 108 to 78 and 21 ended unchanged.
Shares in Batic Investments and Logistics Co (SE:4110) rose to 3-years highs; up 4.30% or 1.85 to 44.90. Shares in Saudi Arabian Mining Company (SE:1211) rose to all time highs; up 3.27% or 2.40 to 75.80.
Crude oil for October delivery was down 1.01% or 0.70 to $68.59 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 0.29% or 0.21 to hit $72.01 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 1.73% or 31.65 to trade at $1802.05 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.18% to 4.4429, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7507.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.47% at 92.465.