Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the declined 0.36%.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Cable Company (SE:), which rose 9.93% or 1.84 points to trade at 20.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Company for Hardware (SE:) added 5.57% or 2.90 points to end at 55.00 and Al Sorayai Trading&Industrial Group (SE:) was up 5.49% or 1.70 points to 32.65 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SE:), which fell 2.75% or 0.66 points to trade at 23.34 at the close. Al Kathiri Holding Co (SE:) declined 2.42% or 3.20 points to end at 128.80 and Arabia Insurance Cooperative Co (SE:) was down 2.37% or 0.42 points to 17.30.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 105 to 78 and 15 ended unchanged.
Shares in Saudi Cable Company (SE:) rose to 3-years lows; gaining 9.93% or 1.84 to 20.40.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.78% or 0.48 to $61.20 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.96% or 0.64 to hit $66.03 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.09% or 1.35 to trade at $1519.95 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.05% to 4.2067, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7513.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.27% at 96.150.
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