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 added 0.24%.
The best performers of the session on the were Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker (SE:), which rose 8.73% or 1.10 points to trade at 13.70 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Industrial Services Co. (SE:) added 4.71% or 1.04 points to end at 23.12 and Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE:) was up 3.83% or 1.75 points to 47.45 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Ceramic Co. (SE:), which fell 2.84% or 1.15 points to trade at 39.35 at the close. City Cement Co (SE:) declined 2.57% or 0.50 points to end at 18.94 and Yanbu Cement Co. (SE:) was down 2.28% or 0.90 points to 38.60.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 97 to 88 and 14 ended unchanged.
Shares in Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker (SE:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 8.73% or 1.10 to 13.70. Shares in Saudi Industrial Services Co. (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; rising 4.71% or 1.04 to 23.12.
Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.70% or 0.41 to $58.99 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.91% or 0.59 to hit $65.44 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.02% or 0.25 to trade at $1560.05 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.11% to 4.1571, while USD/SAR fell 0.00% to 3.7517.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 97.463.
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