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 gained 0.47% to hit a new 3-years high.
The best performers of the session on the were Abdullah A. M. Al-Khodari Sons Co (SE:), which rose 5.84% or 0.33 points to trade at 5.98 at the close. Meanwhile, Alinma Bank (SE:) added 5.26% or 1.40 points to end at 28.00 and Etihad Etisalat Co (SE:) was up 4.76% or 1.06 points to 23.34 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were United Int Transportation Company (SE:), which fell 5.04% or 1.70 points to trade at 32.00 at the close. Fitaihi Holding Group (SE:) declined 3.60% or 0.42 points to end at 11.24 and National Medical Care Company (SE:) was down 3.50% or 1.80 points to 49.60.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 111 to 67 and 12 ended unchanged.
Shares in Alinma Bank (SE:) rose to all time highs; rising 5.26% or 1.40 to 28.00. Shares in Etihad Etisalat Co (SE:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 4.76% or 1.06 to 23.34.
Crude oil for June delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $64.07 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June fell 0.04% or 0.03 to hit $71.95 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.09% or 1.10 to trade at $1277.90 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.16% to 4.2172, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7502.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 97.132.
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