Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Transport, Agriculture&Food and Multi Investment sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share declined 0.27%.
The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Wataniya Insurance Company (SE:8300), which rose 8.64% or 2.06 points to trade at 25.90 at the close. Meanwhile, BURUJ COOPERATIVE INSURANCE CO (SE:8270) added 5.82% or 1.45 points to end at 26.35 and Jazan Development Co. (SE:6090) was up 4.97% or 0.70 points to 14.78 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were United Int Transportation Company (SE:4260), which fell 4.11% or 1.15 points to trade at 26.85 at the close. Saudi Company for Hardware (SE:4008) declined 3.88% or 4.00 points to end at 99.00 and Savola Group (SE:2050) was down 2.68% or 0.75 points to 27.20.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 114 to 62 and 10 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for January delivery was down 0.17% or 0.09 to $53.16 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 0.42% or 0.26 to hit $61.82 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.30% or 3.70 to trade at $1242.90 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.10% to 4.2597, while USD/SAR fell 0.01% to 3.7518.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 96.815.