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 0.32%.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE:), which rose 10.00% or 9.60 points to trade at 105.60 at the close. Meanwhile, Tabuk Agriculture Development Co (SE:) added 5.06% or 1.80 points to end at 37.35 and Ash-Sharqiyah Development Company (SE:) was up 5.03% or 4.50 points to 94.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Anaam International Holding Group (SE:), which fell 9.93% or 17.00 points to trade at 154.20 at the close. Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co. (SE:) declined 8.40% or 10.00 points to end at 109.00 and Al-Ahlia Insurance Company (SE:) was down 4.33% or 0.66 points to 14.60.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 136 to 52 and 15 ended unchanged.
Shares in Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; up 10.00% or 9.60 to 105.60.
Crude oil for January delivery was down 0.02% or 0.01 to $44.54 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 0.06% or 0.03 to hit $47.39 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.18% or 3.30 to trade at $1822.20 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.00% to 4.5271, while USD/SAR rose 0.01% to 3.7507.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 91.312.
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