The Bahrain All-Share Index declined 0.78% to 1,138.32, as financials weighed on the Manama-based gauge. On a year-to-date basis, the measure fell back in the red zone (off half a percentage point). Islamic financial institution Ithmaar Bank plummeted 9.38% to $0.145. Bahrain Telecommunications, known as Batelco, added 0.42% to reach BD0.48. On May 20, Batelco and Omantel signed a partnership agreement. Building on existing agreements, this partnership will allow bi-lateral Data IP Services to be sold between Bahrain and Oman, as well as providing one-stop-shop transit services to Batelco's and Omantel's carrier partners, enabling both parties to extend corporate VPN solutions between their respective markets.
Key Sectors Turn QE Index Green
The QE Index continued pacing its way higher throughout the day to close its trading in the green territory at 9,085.9 on Wednesday 22nd May 2013, achieving 0.54 percent or 48.95 points for the sessi
ADX Index Dips but Volume Improves
The ADX General Index spending most of the session below the break – even line closed in the red at 3,503.38 points on Wednesday 22nd May 2013. The index trimmed 6.26 points or 0.18 percent for the e