UAE stock markets close Tuesday on varied note

SectorFinancial Markets

UAE - Mubasher: The UAE stock markets have ended Tuesday's trading session on a varied note. The benchmark index of the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) retreated by 1.2% or 31.74 points to settle at 2,610.50 points by the end of Sunday's session. A total of 150.20 million shares were traded through 3,341 transactions valued at AED 223.84 million. Al Sagr National Insurance Co (ASNIC) headed the losing stocks with 4.76%, while Al Salam Group Holding topped the rising stocks with 4.35%. As for the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the main index went up by around 0.27% to close Tuesday at 5,663.85 points. Turnover amounted to AED 1.04 billion after 188.82 million shares had been exchanged through 3,249 transactions. Easy Lease Motorcycle Rental came on top of the green zone with 6.48%, while Arkan Building Materials headed the red zone with 4.03%. more...