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 added 0.10%.
The best performers of the session on the were Ataa Educational Co (SE:), which rose 5.65% or 3.10 points to trade at 58.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Amana Cooperative Insurance Co (SE:) added 4.38% or 2.60 points to end at 62.00 and Bupa Arabia for Coop. Insurance (SE:) was up 4.15% or 5.40 points to 135.40 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE:), which fell 4.00% or 6.80 points to trade at 163.20 at the close. Banque Saudi Fransi (SE:) declined 3.33% or 1.25 points to end at 36.25 and Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication (SE:) was down 3.29% or 1.100 points to 32.350.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 119 to 71 and 12 ended unchanged.
Shares in Ataa Educational Co (SE:) rose to all time highs; up 5.65% or 3.10 to 58.00. Shares in Bupa Arabia for Coop. Insurance (SE:) rose to all time highs; rising 4.15% or 5.40 to 135.40.
Crude oil for August delivery was down 1.38% or 1.03 to $73.53 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 1.19% or 0.90 to hit $74.65 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.76% or 13.80 to trade at $1796.80 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.00% to 4.4511, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7508.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 92.215.
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