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 fell 0.49%.
The best performers of the session on the were Aseer Trading Tourism&Manufacturing (SE:), which rose 6.46% or 1.05 points to trade at 17.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Advanced Industries Co. (SE:) added 4.85% or 0.55 points to end at 11.90 and Red Sea Housing Services Company (SE:) was up 4.18% or 1.20 points to 29.90 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Indian Company Insurance (SE:), which fell 5.14% or 0.85 points to trade at 15.70 at the close. Arabian Pipes Company (SE:) declined 4.95% or 0.90 points to end at 17.30 and Alujain Corporation (SE:) was down 4.55% or 1.00 points to 21.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 135 to 28 and 6 ended unchanged.
Shares in Red Sea Housing Services Company (SE:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 4.18% or 1.20 to 29.90.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 4.60% or 2.37 to $ 53.87 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 4.20% or 2.28 to hit $ 56.61 a barrel, while the February Gold contract fell 0.46% or 5.35 to trade at $ 1156.55 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.27% to 3.9740, while USD/SAR fell 0.10% to 3.7496.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.22% at 101.38.
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