Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the added 0.25%.
The best performers of the session on the were Anaam International Holding Group (SE:), which rose 9.22% or 14.20 points to trade at 168.20 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Real Estate Co. (SE:) added 5.97% or 0.80 points to end at 14.20 and Baazeem Trading Co (SE:) was up 3.88% or 1.60 points to 42.85 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE:), which fell 10.00% or 4.95 points to trade at 44.55 at the close. Mobile Telecommunications Company (SE:) declined 6.97% or 0.76 points to end at 10.14 and Dar Alarkan Real Estate Development (SE:) was down 5.94% or 0.58 points to 9.19.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 114 to 75 and 10 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was up 2.88% or 1.44 to $51.38 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 3.41% or 1.84 to hit $55.85 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.04% or 0.55 to trade at $1569.55 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.07% to 4.0906, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7506.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.10% at 98.688.
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