Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the gained 0.74% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Fisheries Co. (SE:), which rose 9.98% or 4.20 points to trade at 46.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SE:) added 6.46% or 1.38 points to end at 22.74 and Saudi Arabian Mining Company (SE:) was up 4.96% or 2.10 points to 44.40 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Fawaz Abdulaziz AlHokair Company (SE:), which fell 3.78% or 0.95 points to trade at 24.20 at the close. Tihama Advertising&Public Relations (SE:) declined 1.95% or 0.70 points to end at 35.20 and Gulf General Cooperative Insurance (SE:) was down 1.88% or 0.22 points to 11.48.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 97 to 81 and 18 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for December delivery was up 0.77% or 0.44 to $57.30 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.79% or 0.49 to hit $62.67 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.09% or 1.35 to trade at $1455.75 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.10% to 4.1329, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7502.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 98.148.
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