Bahrain Bourse stabilises on a low level

07/12/2011 00:00 AST

The Bahrain All Share Index (BASI) in Manama gained 0.10% to close at . Shares of Aluminium Bahrain, known as Alba, posted the largest advance, ending 0.90% higher at BD0.555. Bahrain Telecom or Batelco declined half a per cent to BD0.392. Year-to-date the BASI has lost a fith of its value. Bahrain still suffers from the unrest in February/March, but the government has taken steps to ease tensions and to punish those security personel which are responsible for killings of demonstrators. Only a quarter of Bahrain's hotel rooms are occupied.

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