Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the rose 0.05%.
The best performers of the session on the were Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication (TADAWUL:), which rose 9.93% or 5.80 points to trade at 64.20 at the close. Meanwhile, Raydan Co (TADAWUL:) added 9.92% or 2.18 points to end at 24.16 and Al Kathiri Holding Co (TADAWUL:) was up 8.32% or 3.15 points to 41.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Alinma Tokio Marine Co (TADAWUL:), which fell 2.08% or 0.26 points to trade at 12.24 at the close. The Saudi British Bank (TADAWUL:) declined 1.66% or 0.65 points to end at 38.60 and Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff .Co (TADAWUL:) was down 1.63% or 3.80 points to 230.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 156 to 81 and 21 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.08% or 0.06 to $73.73 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.11% or 0.09 to hit $78.60 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 1.62% or 29.90 to trade at $1,870.50 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 1.19% to 4.00, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.01% to 3.76.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 1.13% at 103.64.