Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the lost 2.95% to hit a new 3-months low.
The best performers of the session on the were National Company for Learning and Education SJSC (SE:), which rose 9.94% or 3.25 points to trade at 35.95 at the close. Meanwhile, Saudi Marke (SE:) added 1.85% or 0.34 points to end at 18.68 and Arab National Bank (SE:) was up 0.83% or 0.20 points to 24.40 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were BURUJ COOPERATIVE INSURANCE CO (SE:), which fell 8.12% or 1.60 points to trade at 18.10 at the close. Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SE:) declined 7.44% or 1.87 points to end at 23.28 and Tourism Enterprise Co. (SE:) was down 7.21% or 1.87 points to 24.08.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 189 to 9 and 1 ended unchanged.
Shares in National Company for Learning and Education SJSC (SE:) rose to all time highs; rising 9.94% or 3.25 to 35.95.
Crude oil for April delivery was down 4.87% or 2.60 to $50.78 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 4.61% or 2.67 to hit $55.27 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 2.15% or 35.45 to trade at $1684.25 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.16% to 4.0597, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7512.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.26% at 99.442.
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