Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the gained 0.51% to hit a new 52-week high.
The best performers of the session on the were CHUBB Arabia Cooperative Insurance (SE:), which rose 9.97% or 3.65 points to trade at 40.25 at the close. Meanwhile, Qassim Agriculture Co. (SE:) added 9.95% or 2.16 points to end at 23.86 and Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication (SE:) was up 9.87% or 1.200 points to 13.360 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were United Cooperative Assurance Co (SE:), which fell 3.45% or 0.95 points to trade at 26.55 at the close. Alkhaleej Training & Education Co (SE:) declined 3.25% or 0.78 points to end at 23.22 and Saudi Arabia Refineries Co. (SE:) was down 2.78% or 4.40 points to 154.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 105 to 80 and 19 ended unchanged.
Shares in CHUBB Arabia Cooperative Insurance (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 9.97% or 3.65 to 40.25. Shares in Qassim Agriculture Co. (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; up 9.95% or 2.16 to 23.86. Shares in Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication (SE:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 9.87% or 1.200 to 13.360.
Crude oil for March delivery was up 1.35% or 0.80 to $60.27 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 1.09% or 0.68 to hit $63.11 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.30% or 5.55 to trade at $1817.65 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was up 0.04% to 4.5469, while USD/SAR rose 0.00% to 3.7508.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 90.407.
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