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 fell 0.39%.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Steel Pipe Company (SE:), which rose 9.84% or 2.40 points to trade at 26.80 at the close. Meanwhile, Arabian Pipes Company (SE:) added 7.65% or 0.80 points to end at 11.26 and United Int Transportation Company (SE:) was up 3.56% or 1.00 points to 29.10 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Savola Group (SE:), which fell 4.42% or 1.50 points to trade at 32.40 at the close. Saudi Cement Company (SE:) declined 4.38% or 2.50 points to end at 54.60 and Saudi Cable Company (SE:) was down 3.86% or 1.90 points to 47.35.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 101 to 68 and 20 ended unchanged.
Shares in Saudi Steel Pipe Company (SE:) rose to 3-years highs; rising 9.84% or 2.40 to 26.80.
Crude oil for March delivery was up 2.88% or 1.55 to $55.34 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 3.29% or 2.00 to hit $62.84 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.23% or 3.10 to trade at $1322.10 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.02% to 4.2966, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7504.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 95.333.
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