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 0.05% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the were Mouwasat Medical Services Company (SE:), which rose 5.21% or 5.40 points to trade at 109.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Wataniya Insurance Company (SE:) added 4.47% or 1.40 points to end at 32.75 and Anaam International Holding Group (SE:) was up 4.40% or 7.60 points to 180.20 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tihama Advertising&Public Relations (SE:), which fell 3.88% or 0.94 points to trade at 23.30 at the close. Arabia Insurance Cooperative Co (SE:) declined 3.60% or 0.50 points to end at 13.40 and Raydan Co (SE:) was down 3.12% or 0.64 points to 19.88.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 118 to 74 and 8 ended unchanged.
Shares in Mouwasat Medical Services Company (SE:) rose to all time highs; up 5.21% or 5.40 to 109.00. Shares in Wataniya Insurance Company (SE:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 4.47% or 1.40 to 32.75.
Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.91% or 0.38 to $41.22 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.34% or 0.15 to hit $43.75 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.34% or 6.60 to trade at $1937.60 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.15% to 4.4002, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7503.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 93.625.
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