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 gained 0.05%.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Industrial Services Co. (SE:), which rose 4.62% or 0.72 points to trade at 16.32 at the close. Meanwhile, National Gypsum Company (SE:) added 4.54% or 0.58 points to end at 13.36 and Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SE:) was up 2.89% or 0.62 points to 22.10 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Al Kathiri Holding Co (SE:), which fell 9.87% or 14.20 points to trade at 129.60 at the close. Abdullah Saad Mohammed Abo Moati Stationeries Co (SE:) declined 8.71% or 1.86 points to end at 19.50 and Al Aseel Co Ltd (SE:) was down 6.95% or 3.15 points to 42.15.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 133 to 53 and 13 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $56.85 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 1.70% or 1.06 to hit $63.34 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.32% or 4.65 to trade at $1468.75 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.29% to 4.1451, while USD/SAR unchanged 0% to 3.7502.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.17% at 97.857.
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