Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Building&Construction, Petrochemicals and Financial Services sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share gained 0.25%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance (SE:8311), which rose 8.21% or 2.55 points to trade at 33.60 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Advanced Industries Co. (SE:2120) added 5.70% or 0.70 points to end at 12.98 and National Medical Care Company (SE:4005) was up 4.07% or 1.80 points to 46.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were AlJazira Mawten REIT (SE:4331), which fell 2.86% or 0.46 points to trade at 15.62 at the close. Allied Cooperative Insurance Group (SE:8150) declined 2.33% or 0.44 points to end at 18.44 and Jarir Marketing Co (SE:4190) was down 1.42% or 2.20 points to 152.20.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 115 to 63 and 9 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was up 2.47% or 1.26 to $52.26 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 1.52% or 0.91 to hit $60.88 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.06% or 0.70 to trade at $1250.10 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.20% to 4.2535, while USD/SAR fell 0.03% to 3.7519.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 97.252.