Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the gained 1.13%.
The best performers of the session on the were Food Products Co. (SE:), which rose 9.97% or 1.40 points to trade at 15.44 at the close. Meanwhile, Amana Cooperative Insurance Co (SE:) added 8.29% or 1.24 points to end at 16.20 and Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance (SE:) was up 7.59% or 1.48 points to 20.98 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Indian Company Insurance (SE:), which fell 3.11% or 0.36 points to trade at 11.22 at the close. Al Baha Investment and Development Company SJSC (SE:) declined 2.91% or 0.44 points to end at 14.66 and Red Sea Housing Services Company (SE:) was down 2.52% or 0.40 points to 15.50.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 116 to 56 and 10 ended unchanged.
Shares in Al Baha Investment and Development Company SJSC (SE:) fell to 52-week lows; losing 2.91% or 0.44 to 14.66. Shares in Red Sea Housing Services Company (SE:) fell to all time lows; falling 2.52% or 0.40 to 15.50.
Crude oil for November delivery was down 0.09% or 0.06 to $69.53 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 0.57% or 0.45 to hit $78.58 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.31% or 3.70 to trade at $1206.60 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.03% to 4.3754, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7511.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 94.23.
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