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 gained 0.06%.
The best performers of the session on the were National Company for Learning and Education SJSC (SE:), which rose 10.00% or 3.00 points to trade at 33.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Al Kathiri Holding Co (SE:) added 9.99% or 9.00 points to end at 99.10 and Salama Cooperative Insurance Co (SE:) was up 6.30% or 0.68 points to 11.48 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were The Mediterranean&Gulf Insurance Co (SE:), which fell 9.91% or 1.90 points to trade at 17.28 at the close. Saudi Industrial Services Co. (SE:) declined 6.67% or 1.40 points to end at 19.58 and Aseer Trading Tourism&Manufacturing (SE:) was down 6.25% or 0.66 points to 9.90.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 96 to 95 and 7 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for April delivery was up 2.95% or 1.32 to $46.08 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May rose 2.28% or 1.13 to hit $50.80 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 1.74% or 27.20 to trade at $1593.90 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 1.06% to 4.1708, while USD/SAR fell 0.01% to 3.7514.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.53% at 97.565.
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