Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the rose 2.30% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the were The Mediterranean&Gulf Insurance Co (SE:), which rose 9.96% or 2.04 points to trade at 22.52 at the close. Meanwhile, Raydan Co (SE:) added 9.89% or 1.48 points to end at 16.44 and Qassim Agriculture Co. (SE:) was up 9.89% or 1.06 points to 11.78 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Allied Cooperative Insurance Group SJSC (SE:), which fell 4.60% or 1.08 points to trade at 22.40 at the close. Jadwa REIT Saudi Fund (SE:) declined 2.32% or 0.26 points to end at 10.94 and Bupa Arabia for Coop. Insurance (SE:) was down 1.95% or 2.20 points to 110.80.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 183 to 15 and 1 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for July delivery was up 4.84% or 1.63 to $35.34 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 4.72% or 1.70 to hit $37.73 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 1.07% or 18.30 to trade at $1731.60 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.32% to 4.1729, while USD/SAR rose 0.07% to 3.7580.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 98.275.
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