Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Agriculture&Food, Cement and Insurance sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share lost 0.03%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Alujain Corporation (SE:2170), which rose 9.95% or 2.12 points to trade at 23.42 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Steel Pipe Company (SE:1320) added 8.40% or 1.52 points to end at 19.62 and Saudi Industrial Services Co. (SE:2190) was up 3.78% or 0.42 points to 11.54 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Cable Company (SE:2110), which fell 3.13% or 1.40 points to trade at 43.30 at the close. United Int Transportation Company (SE:4260) declined 2.42% or 0.70 points to end at 28.20 and Mobile Telecommunications Company (SE:7030) was down 1.90% or 0.18 points to 9.30.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 100 to 75 and 16 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 1.52% or 0.82 to $53.22 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 1.37% or 0.86 to hit $61.88 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.03% or 0.35 to trade at $1282.25 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.09% to 4.2581, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7505.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 96.058.