Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the rose 0.84%.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Fisheries Co. (SE:), which rose 10.00% or 2.55 points to trade at 28.05 at the close. Meanwhile, Najran Cement Company (SE:) added 5.71% or 0.47 points to end at 8.70 and Southern Province Cement Co. (SE:) was up 4.12% or 1.50 points to 37.95 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Industrial Export Co (SE:), which fell 9.95% or 12.00 points to trade at 108.60 at the close. Arabian Cement Co (SE:) declined 4.66% or 1.10 points to end at 22.50 and Al Baha Investment and Development Company SJSC (SE:) was down 3.20% or 0.64 points to 19.36.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 100 to 69 and 13 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.74% or 0.42 to $56.88 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.22% or 0.15 to hit $66.91 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.02% or 0.30 to trade at $1221.10 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.07% to 4.2880, while USD/SAR fell 0.02% to 3.7522.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 96.25.
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