Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the added 0.29%.
The best performers of the session on the were Arabia Insurance Cooperative Co (SE:), which rose 9.88% or 1.54 points to trade at 17.12 at the close. Meanwhile, National Agriculture Marketing Co. (SE:) added 5.36% or 1.10 points to end at 21.64 and Al-Jouf Agriculture Development Co (SE:) was up 4.43% or 1.02 points to 24.02 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE:), which fell 5.99% or 1.46 points to trade at 22.90 at the close. Musharaka REIT (SE:) declined 2.63% or 0.22 points to end at 8.13 and AlJazira Mawten REIT (SE:) was down 2.56% or 0.34 points to 12.92.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 137 to 42 and 13 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for August delivery was down 2.07% or 1.23 to $58.20 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 1.95% or 1.28 to hit $64.39 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.04% or 0.50 to trade at $1412.50 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.02% to 4.2641, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7503.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 95.730.
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