Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the added 0.56% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the were Al Kathiri Holding Co (SE:), which rose 9.93% or 11.60 points to trade at 128.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Al Aseel Co Ltd (SE:) added 7.06% or 2.90 points to end at 44.00 and Abdullah Saad Mohammed Abo Moati Stationeries Co (SE:) was up 5.65% or 1.08 points to 20.20 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Amana Cooperative Insurance Co (SE:), which fell 3.82% or 0.44 points to trade at 11.08 at the close. Saudi Transport & Investment Co (SE:) declined 3.68% or 1.00 points to end at 26.20 and Al-Ahlia Insurance Company (SE:) was down 2.23% or 0.24 points to 10.50.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 116 to 65 and 17 ended unchanged.
Shares in Saudi Transport & Investment Co (SE:) fell to 3-years lows; losing 3.68% or 1.00 to 26.20.
Crude oil for January delivery was down 1.72% or 0.98 to $56.16 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 1.36% or 0.85 to hit $61.59 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.27% or 3.95 to trade at $1467.95 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.12% to 4.1563, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7502.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 97.660.
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