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 rose 0.14%.
The best performers of the session on the were Jabal Omar Development Company (SE:), which rose 6.81% or 1.90 points to trade at 29.80 at the close. Meanwhile, Northern Region Cement Co (SE:) added 3.36% or 0.40 points to end at 12.30 and Saudi Automotive Services Co. (SE:) was up 3.20% or 0.90 points to 29.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Al Sorayai Trading&Industrial Group (SE:), which fell 4.78% or 0.82 points to trade at 16.34 at the close. Allied Cooperative Insurance Group SJSC (SE:) declined 3.85% or 0.80 points to end at 20.00 and Saudi Marke (SE:) was down 3.10% or 0.58 points to 18.10.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 105 to 81 and 13 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for April delivery was down 0.33% or 0.17 to $51.26 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 0.63% or 0.35 to hit $55.42 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 1.34% or 22.45 to trade at $1654.15 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.07% to 4.0678, while USD/SAR rose 0.03% to 3.7521.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.08% at 99.203.
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