Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the fell 2.01%.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Arabian Cooperative Insurance (SE:), which rose 8.57% or 0.84 points to trade at 10.64 at the close. Meanwhile, Alujain Corporation (SE:) added 5.06% or 1.30 points to end at 27.00 and Al Sorayai Trading&Industrial Group (SE:) was up 4.36% or 0.48 points to 11.48 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Arab National Bank (SE:), which fell 6.68% or 1.36 points to trade at 19.00 at the close. Banque Saudi Fransi (SE:) declined 5.55% or 1.65 points to end at 28.10 and Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Co (SE:) was down 5.38% or 0.80 points to 14.08.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 132 to 58 and 8 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for May delivery was down 7.49% or 1.88 to $23.21 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 0.16% or 0.05 to hit $31.82 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 4.07% or 68.50 to trade at $1752.80 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.08% to 4.1120, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.00% to 3.7600.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.64% at 99.530.
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