Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the lost 0.36%.
The best performers of the session on the were Amana Cooperative Insurance Co (SE:), which rose 9.29% or 2.04 points to trade at 24.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Al-Ahlia Insurance Company (SE:) added 4.96% or 0.56 points to end at 11.86 and Gulf Union Cooperative Insurance (SE:) was up 4.87% or 0.68 points to 14.64 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Fisheries Co. (SE:), which fell 8.81% or 6.90 points to trade at 71.40 at the close. Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SE:) declined 3.50% or 0.80 points to end at 22.08 and Saudi Industrial Export Co (SE:) was down 3.28% or 2.90 points to 85.60.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 103 to 66 and 20 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 1.13% or 0.51 to $45.84 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 1.79% or 0.95 to hit $54.16 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.01% or 0.10 to trade at $1284.70 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.39% to 4.3198, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7513.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 95.700.
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