Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the lost 0.12%.
The best performers of the session on the were National Gypsum Company (SE:), which rose 7.98% or 1.22 points to trade at 16.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE:) added 6.45% or 1.75 points to end at 28.90 and United Electronics Company (SE:) was up 5.13% or 4.00 points to 82.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were The Saudi British Bank (SE:), which fell 1.98% or 0.70 points to trade at 34.70 at the close. Tabuk Cement Co. (SE:) declined 1.94% or 0.32 points to end at 16.20 and The Company for Coop. Insurance (SE:) was down 1.86% or 1.50 points to 79.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 129 to 57 and 13 ended unchanged.
Shares in National Gypsum Company (SE:) rose to 3-years highs; rising 7.98% or 1.22 to 16.50. Shares in Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 6.45% or 1.75 to 28.90. Shares in United Electronics Company (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; up 5.13% or 4.00 to 82.00.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.44% or 0.26 to $58.78 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.74% or 0.48 to hit $65.10 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.44% or 6.85 to trade at $1557.35 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.39% to 4.1608, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7515.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.34% at 97.393.
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