Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the declined 0.80%.
The best performers of the session on the were Food Products Co. (SE:), which rose 5.41% or 0.72 points to trade at 14.02 at the close. Meanwhile, Solidarity Saudi Takaful Co (SE:) added 4.49% or 0.54 points to end at 12.58 and Ash-Sharqiyah Development Company (SE:) was up 4.00% or 1.80 points to 46.80 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Riyad Bank (SE:), which fell 3.52% or 0.86 points to trade at 23.54 at the close. Lazurde for Jewelry Co (SE:) declined 2.97% or 0.52 points to end at 16.96 and Allianz Saudi Fransi Cooperative Insurance Company (SE:) was down 2.88% or 0.80 points to 27.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 126 to 68 and 5 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.65% or 0.40 to $62.12 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.73% or 0.49 to hit $67.36 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.14% or 2.05 to trade at $1516.05 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.09% to 4.1977, while USD/SAR fell 0.01% to 3.7513.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 96.477.
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