Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Saudi Arabia, the gained 0.10%.
The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Printing & Packaging Company (SE:), which rose 9.94% or 2.12 points to trade at 23.44 at the close. Meanwhile, Anaam International Holding Group (SE:) added 7.39% or 29.40 points to end at 427.40 and Saudi Industrial Services Co. (SE:) was up 3.69% or 1.10 points to 30.90 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Al Moammar Information Systems Co CJSC (SE:), which fell 7.54% or 6.40 points to trade at 78.50 at the close. Zahrat Al Waha for Trading Co (SE:) declined 5.08% or 3.70 points to end at 69.20 and Bawan (SE:) was down 5.06% or 1.02 points to 19.12.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange by 153 to 39 and 9 ended unchanged.
Shares in Saudi Printing & Packaging Company (SE:) rose to 3-years highs; up 9.94% or 2.12 to 23.44. Shares in Anaam International Holding Group (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; up 7.39% or 29.40 to 427.40. Shares in Saudi Industrial Services Co. (SE:) rose to 5-year highs; rising 3.69% or 1.10 to 30.90.
Crude oil for December delivery was up 1.32% or 0.53 to $40.56 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 1.41% or 0.59 to hit $42.32 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 1.30% or 25.00 to trade at $1904.50 a troy ounce.
EUR/SAR was down 0.27% to 4.4351, while USD/SAR unchanged 0.00% to 3.7504.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.32% at 92.892.
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