UAE stock markets end Sunday on positive note

SectorFinancial Markets

UAE - Mubasher: The UAE stock markets have closed Sunday's trading session on a positive note, backed by a collective rise of blue chips. The benchmark index of the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) inched up 0.37% or 8.57 points to end Sunday's trading session at 2,324.68 points. A total of 108.95 million shares were traded through 2,257 transactions valued at AED 145.97 million. The market cap value rose by AED 570 million to AED 325.64 billion, compared to AED 325.07 billion during the previous session.

Al Salam Group Holding led the rising stocks with 5.06%, while Shuaa Capital topped the losing stocks with 3.58%. Emaar Properties headed the rising blue chips with 0.98%. As for the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the main index went up by 0.43% or 21.01 points to settle at 4,934.72 points by the end of Sunday's trading session. Turnover amounted to AED 387.97 million after 86.51 million shares had been exchanged through 2,379 transactions. The market cap value decreased by AED 2.42 billion to AED 717.67 billion, compared to AED 720.09 billion during the previous session. more...