At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 1.79%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were National Gypsum Company (TADAWUL:2090), which rose 10.00% or 2.20 points to trade at 24.20 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (TADAWUL:2030) added 10.00% or 8.10 points to end at 89.10 and Saudi Advanced Industries Co. (TADAWUL:2120) was up 9.98% or 3.00 points to 33.05 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Dar Alarkan Real Estate Development (TADAWUL:4300), which fell 6.20% or 0.82 points to trade at 12.40 at the close. Taleem REIT Fund (TADAWUL:4333) declined 1.86% or 0.24 points to end at 12.64 and Mouwasat Medical Services Company (TADAWUL:4002) was down 1.55% or 3.40 points to 216.60.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 209 to 22 and 5 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for August delivery was up 2.68% or 2.79 to $107.06 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 2.85% or 3.14 to hit $113.19 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.09% or 1.70 to trade at $1,828.10 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.29% to 3.96, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.01% to 3.75.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.29% at 103.89.