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 0.85%.
The best performers of the session on the were Abdullah A. M. Al-Khodari Sons Co (SE:), which rose 9.31% or 1.15 points to trade at 13.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Cable Company (SE:) added 3.31% or 0.20 points to end at 6.25 and Al-Rajhi Cooperative Insurance (SE:) was up 3.04% or 1.10 points to 37.30 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Anaam International Holding Group (SE:), which fell 4.97% or 0.85 points to trade at 16.25 at the close. Aseer Trading Tourism&Manufacturing (SE:) declined 4.11% or 0.75 points to end at 17.50 and Anb Insurance (SE:) was down 3.82% or 0.95 points to 23.90.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 132 to 22 and 15 ended unchanged.
Shares in Al-Rajhi Cooperative Insurance (SE:) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 3.04% or 1.10 to 37.30.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.34% or 0.18 to $ 52.77 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 0.34% or 0.19 to hit $ 55.02 a barrel, while the February Gold contract rose 0.27% or 3.10 to trade at $ 1140.50 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.28% to 3.9088, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7506.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.07% at 103.00.
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