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 declined 1.59% to hit a new 6-months low.
The best performers of the session on the were Mobile Telecommunications Company (SE:), which rose 9.14% or 0.54 points to trade at 6.45 at the close. Meanwhile, Gulf Union Cooperative Insurance (SE:) added 5.49% or 0.74 points to end at 14.22 and Saudi Real Estate Co. (SE:) was up 4.10% or 0.58 points to 14.74 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company (SE:), which fell 8.39% or 1.38 points to trade at 15.06 at the close. The Mediterranean&Gulf Insurance Co (SE:) declined 7.29% or 1.08 points to end at 13.74 and Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SE:) was down 6.49% or 0.84 points to 12.10.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 141 to 33 and 9 ended unchanged.
Shares in Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SE:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 6.49% or 0.84 to 12.10.
Crude oil for November delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $68.77 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 0.09% or 0.07 to hit $78.11 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.82% or 9.90 to trade at $1198.30 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.58% to 4.3593, while USD/SAR fell 0.00% to 3.7508.
The US Dollar Index Futures was unchanged 0.00% at 94.50.
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