Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the lost 1.07% to hit a new 3-months low.
The best performers of the session on the were Alinma Tokio Marine Co (SE:), which rose 9.93% or 1.34 points to trade at 14.84 at the close. Meanwhile, Dallah Healthcare Holding Company (SE:) added 9.73% or 4.55 points to end at 51.30 and Zahrat Al Waha for Trading Co (SE:) was up 6.55% or 2.95 points to 48.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Anb Insurance (SE:), which fell 7.74% or 1.20 points to trade at 14.30 at the close. Umm Al-Qura (SE:) declined 6.79% or 1.78 points to end at 24.42 and Jabal Omar Development Company (SE:) was down 6.62% or 2.05 points to 28.90.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 160 to 33 and 6 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for April delivery was down 4.70% or 2.29 to $46.44 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 3.86% or 2.04 to hit $50.77 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.70% or 11.45 to trade at $1654.55 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.81% to 4.1148, while USD/SAR fell 0.01% to 3.7517.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.39% at 98.552.
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