Saudi stocks ended their trading today, Tuesday, in an upward trend, as the Saudi general index achieved gains by 0.79%, and the shares of the retail sector, agriculture sector, food industries, energy sector and public services led the gains.
The number of advancing shares increased over the declining ones, by 95 advanced shares compared to 54 declining shares, while 27 shares remained unchanged.
The Saudi shares topped the following high shares: Saudi IAIC Cooperative Insurance “SE:8050” came in the forefront, as it rose by 7.80%, or 1.15 points, to end its trading at a price of 15.90 riyals, while the share of Nama Chemical Company “SE:2210” continued It rose by 6.41% to gain 0.25 points to reach the share at a price of 4.15 riyals, and the share of Jarir Marketing Company “SE:4190” added gains of 6.00%, or 8.00 points, to reach the share price at 141.25 riyals.
As for the declining shares, the share of Al Sagr Cooperative Insurance Company “SE:8180” topped the decliners, as it lost 3.70 points, or 9.87%, to close its trading at a price of 33.80 riyals, and the share of Commercial Union Cooperative Insurance “SE:8170” lost about 3.62%, with a value of 3.62%. 0.70 points, to end its trading at a price of 18.65 riyals, and the Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company's share declined to lose 0.20 points, or 3.08%, to reach the share price at 6.30 riyals.
The share of Jarir Marketing Company “SE:4190” jumped, recording its highest level in 52 weeks, as it rose by 6.00% to gain 8.00 points, to close at the price of 141.25 riyals.[banner-group name='bannerforex']
Commodities and Metals
Crude oil futures contracts for “June delivery” recorded losses by 0.34%, or $0.16, to reach the price of a barrel at the end of trading at $46.27, and Brent contracts for “July delivery” decreased to lose 0.36%, or $0.18, to reach the price of a barrel at $49.16.
Gold contracts for “June delivery” also declined by 0.42%, to lose 5.17 dollars, to reach the price of an ounce at 1221.93 dollars.
EUR/SAR fell 0.29% to trade at 4.0855, while USD/SAR continued to rise by 0.02% to trade at 3.7512.
A collective rise in shares in the United Arab Emirates
Shares in the United Arab Emirates ended their trading today, Tuesday, in the green zone, supported by the shares of the financial services and investments sector, the real estate and construction sector, and the transportation and communications sector. The Dubai Financial Index rose by 0.49%, and the Abu Dhabi market index rose by 0.14%.
As for the high shares that topped the Dubai market index: Deyaar Development Company “DU:DEYR” came at the fore, as it gained 0.011 points, or 2.14%, to end its trading at a price of 0.526 dirhams, while the Dubai Financial Market share “DU:DFM” continued It increased by 1.74%, or 0.020 points, to close at the price of 1.170 dirhams. The share of DXB Entertainments “DU:DBE” added a gain of 1.70%, or 0.016 points, to reach the share price at 0.957 dirhams.
As for the losers, the share of the “DU:MARKA” brand lost 9.76%, losing 0.12 points, to close its trading at 1.11 dirhams, and the share of Amanat Holding Company “DU:AMANT” decreased by 1.72%, losing 0.020 points, to reach the price of 1.140 dirhams. The share of Aratec Holding "DU:ARTC" decreased by 1.18%, losing 0.009 points, to reach the price of 0.751 dirhams.