Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the rose 1.74%.
The best performers of the session on the were Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group (SE:), which rose 9.98% or 5.70 points to trade at 62.80 at the close. Meanwhile, Allianz Saudi Fransi Cooperative Insurance Company (SE:) added 9.44% or 2.29 points to end at 26.55 and Arabian Shield Coop Insurance Co (SE:) was up 6.70% or 0.86 points to 13.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Halwani Bros (SE:), which fell 3.84% or 1.85 points to trade at 46.35 at the close. Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SE:) declined 1.82% or 1.10 points to end at 59.30 and United Int Transportation Company (SE:) was down 1.73% or 0.45 points to 25.55.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 177 to 15 and 7 ended unchanged.
Shares in Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group (SE:) rose to all time highs; gaining 9.98% or 5.70 to 62.80.
Crude oil for June delivery was up 18.69% or 3.81 to $24.20 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 11.21% or 3.05 to hit $30.25 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.59% or 10.15 to trade at $1703.15 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.39% to 4.0801, while USD/SAR fell 0.03% to 3.7550.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 99.718.
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