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© Reuters. Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.28%© Reuters. Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.28%

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Saudi Arabia, the lost 0.28%.

The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance (SE:), which rose 9.76% or 2.14 points to trade at 24.06 at the close. Meanwhile, Solidarity Saudi Takaful Co (SE:) added 8.60% or 1.66 points to end at 20.96 and Nama Chemicals Co. (SE:) was up 3.40% or 0.68 points to 20.68 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Almarai Company (SE:), which fell 10.02% or 8.20 points to trade at 73.60 at the close. Amana Cooperative Insurance Co (SE:) declined 1.99% or 0.60 points to end at 29.50 and Savola Group (SE:) was down 1.79% or 0.85 points to 46.55.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 86 to 82 and 9 ended unchanged.

Shares in Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance (SE:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 9.76% or 2.14 to 24.06.

Crude oil for October delivery was up 0.89% or 0.43 to $48.66 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.64% or 0.35 to hit $54.62 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.20% or 2.67 to trade at $1335.37 a troy ounce.

EUR/SAR was down 0.06% to 4.4848, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7506.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 91.94.

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