Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Hotels&Tourism, Agriculture&Food and Financial Services sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 0.22%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were National Agriculture Development Co (SE:6010), which rose 3.88% or 1.10 points to trade at 29.45 at the close. Meanwhile, National Medical Care Company (SE:4005) added 3.07% or 1.50 points to end at 50.30 and United Electronics Company (SE:4003) was up 2.73% or 1.70 points to 64.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Fisheries Co. (SE:6050), which fell 44.41% or 62.55 points to trade at 78.30 at the close. Saudi Transport&Investment Co (SE:4110) declined 3.18% or 1.25 points to end at 38.00 and Saudi Arabian Cooperative Insurance (SE:8100) was down 2.87% or 0.34 points to 11.52.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 108 to 70 and 14 ended unchanged.
Shares in Saudi Fisheries Co. (SE:6050) fell to 5-year highs; falling 44.41% or 62.55 to 78.30.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.03% or 0.92 to $46.25 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 2.42% or 1.29 to hit $54.50 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.22% or 2.85 to trade at $1285.85 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.10% to 4.2965, while USD/SAR fell 0.01% to 3.7513.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 95.750.