Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the rose 0.98%.
The best performers of the session on the were Gulf General Cooperative Insurance (SE:), which rose 8.79% or 0.96 points to trade at 11.88 at the close. Meanwhile, The Saudi Investment Bank (SE:) added 3.84% or 0.58 points to end at 15.68 and The Saudi British Bank (SE:) was up 3.77% or 1.20 points to 33.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Leejam Sports Company SJSC (SE:), which fell 5.19% or 4.00 points to trade at 73.00 at the close. Al-Ahlia Insurance Company (SE:) declined 4.13% or 0.50 points to end at 11.60 and Lazurde for Jewelry Co (SE:) was down 4.03% or 0.62 points to 14.78.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 127 to 58 and 11 ended unchanged.
Shares in Lazurde for Jewelry Co (SE:) fell to all time lows; down 4.03% or 0.62 to 14.78.
Crude oil for December delivery was up 0.51% or 0.29 to $57.44 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.51% or 0.32 to hit $62.61 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.46% or 6.80 to trade at $1459.60 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.25% to 4.1326, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7504.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.23% at 98.218.
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