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 1.40%.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance (SE:), which rose 9.88% or 0.96 points to trade at 10.68 at the close. Meanwhile, Gulf General Cooperative Insurance (SE:) added 9.84% or 1.10 points to end at 12.28 and Alinma Bank (SE:) was up 4.88% or 1.00 points to 21.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Knowledge Economic City (SE:), which fell 4.14% or 0.38 points to trade at 8.80 at the close. Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SE:) declined 2.58% or 0.58 points to end at 21.90 and Saudi Arabia Fertilizers Co. (SE:) was down 2.46% or 2.00 points to 79.20.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 128 to 50 and 20 ended unchanged.
Shares in Knowledge Economic City (SE:) fell to 5-year lows; losing 4.14% or 0.38 to 8.80.
Crude oil for December delivery was up 1.08% or 0.58 to $54.09 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 1.02% or 0.60 to hit $59.56 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.05% or 0.75 to trade at $1488.85 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.12% to 4.1762, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.00% to 3.7507.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 97.185.
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