Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the lost 0.78%.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Ceramic Co. (SE:), which rose 7.76% or 2.35 points to trade at 32.65 at the close. Meanwhile, Arabia Insurance Cooperative Co (SE:) added 4.17% or 0.60 points to end at 15.00 and National Gypsum Company (SE:) was up 2.64% or 0.34 points to 13.24 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Al Kathiri Holding Co (SE:), which fell 9.44% or 12.40 points to trade at 119.00 at the close. Abdullah Saad Mohammed Abo Moati Stationeries Co (SE:) declined 7.05% or 1.54 points to end at 20.30 and Al Aseel Co Ltd (SE:) was down 4.74% or 2.05 points to 41.20.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 156 to 35 and 8 ended unchanged.
Shares in Saudi Ceramic Co. (SE:) rose to 3-years highs; up 7.76% or 2.35 to 32.65.
Crude oil for January delivery was down 1.08% or 0.63 to $57.95 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $62.37 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to trade at $1470.50 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.31% to 4.1338, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.00% to 3.7501.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.28% at 98.175.
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