Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the declined 0.94% to hit a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the were Abdullah A. M. Al-Khodari Sons Co (SE:), which rose 3.74% or 0.16 points to trade at 4.44 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabian Amiantit Co. (SE:) added 2.99% or 0.18 points to end at 6.20 and Trade Union Cooperative Insurance (SE:) was up 2.55% or 0.65 points to 26.15 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Zamil Industrial Investment Co (SE:), which fell 3.11% or 0.56 points to trade at 17.42 at the close. Riyad Bank (SE:) declined 3.10% or 0.72 points to end at 22.54 and The Saudi Investment Bank (SE:) was down 2.89% or 0.56 points to 18.80.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 150 to 30 and 10 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for April delivery was down 2.53% or 1.45 to $55.81 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 2.50% or 1.68 to hit $65.57 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.12% or 1.65 to trade at $1331.15 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.17% to 4.2585, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7504.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 96.270.
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