At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share declined 0.07%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Umm Al-Qura (SE:3005), which rose 9.96% or 2.06 points to trade at 22.74 at the close. Meanwhile, The Qassim Cement Co (SE:3040) added 9.20% or 5.20 points to end at 61.70 and Zahrat Al Waha for Trading Co (SE:3007) was up 6.92% or 3.30 points to 51.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were National Com Bnk (SE:1180), which fell 4.48% or 1.75 points to trade at 37.35 at the close. Filing & Packing Materials Co. (SE:2180) declined 3.15% or 1.45 points to end at 44.60 and Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker (SE:1214) was down 3.05% or 0.34 points to 10.80.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 121 to 63 and 16 ended unchanged.
Shares in Zahrat Al Waha for Trading Co (SE:3007) rose to 52-week highs; rising 6.92% or 3.30 to 51.00.
Crude oil for August delivery was up 0.78% or 0.30 to $38.79 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 0.46% or 0.19 to hit $41.12 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.16% or 2.90 to trade at $1783.20 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.25% to 4.2210, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7513.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 97.400.