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 fell 0.55% to hit a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the were Aseer Trading Tourism&Manufacturing (SE:), which rose 8.13% or 0.82 points to trade at 10.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Al-Jouf Agriculture Development Co (SE:) added 4.87% or 1.10 points to end at 23.70 and Tabuk Cement Co. (SE:) was up 4.23% or 0.70 points to 17.24 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Al Sorayai Trading&Industrial Group (SE:), which fell 4.21% or 0.84 points to trade at 19.10 at the close. Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE:) declined 3.94% or 2.05 points to end at 49.95 and Saudi Marke (SE:) was down 3.81% or 0.72 points to 18.20.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 103 to 83 and 13 ended unchanged.
Shares in Aseer Trading Tourism&Manufacturing (SE:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 8.13% or 0.82 to 10.90. Shares in Tabuk Cement Co. (SE:) rose to 3-years highs; up 4.23% or 0.70 to 17.24.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.54% or 0.28 to $51.28 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 1.18% or 0.67 to hit $55.95 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.31% or 4.85 to trade at $1583.05 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.31% to 4.1486, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7518.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.37% at 97.575.
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