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United Arab Emirates stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Consumer Staples, Telecoms and Finance & Investment sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Dubai, the DFM General declined 0.89% to hit a new 1-month low, while the ADX General index declined 0.33%.
The best performers of the session on the DFM General were Takaful Emarat PSC (DU:TKFE), which rose 4.64% or 0.090 points to trade at 2.030 at the close. Meanwhile, Damac Properties Dubai Co PSC (DU:DAMAC) added 1.32% or 0.050 points to end at 3.830 and Dubai Islamic Insurance Co. (DU:AMAN) was up 0.44% or 0.004 points to 0.915 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were SHUAA Capital PSC (DU:SHUA), which fell 5.13% or 0.060 points to trade at 1.110 at the close. Takaful House (DU:DTKF) declined 2.91% or 0.030 points to end at 1.000 and DXB Entertainments (P.J.S.C.) (DU:DXBE) was down 2.37% or 0.019 points to 0.781.
The top performers on the ADX General were Al Khaleej Investment Co PJSC (AD:KICO) which rose 11.43% to 3.90, Union Cement (AD:UCC) which was up 5.38% to settle at 1.370 and Ad Shipbldg Co (AD:ADSB) which gained 1.29% to close at 2.360.
The worst performers were Rak Cmt & Cons (AD:RAKC) which was down 9.62% to 0.940 in late trade, Abu Dhabi National Hotels Co (AD:ADNH) which lost 9.22% to settle at 2.66 and Abu Dhabi National for Building Materials Co PJSC (AD:BILD) which was down 8.51% to 0.430 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Dubai Stock Exchange by 29 to 8 and 3 ended unchanged; on the Abu Dhabi, 18 fell and 6 advanced, while 6 ended unchanged. Shares in Al Khaleej Investment Co PJSC (AD:KICO) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 11.43% or 0.40 to 3.90. Shares in Rak Cmt & Cons (AD:RAKC) fell to 5-year lows; down 9.62% or 0.100 to 0.940. Shares in Union Cement (AD:UCC) rose to 52-week highs; up 5.38% or 0.070 to 1.370. Shares in Abu Dhabi National Hotels Co (AD:ADNH) fell to 52-week lows; down 9.22% or 0.27 to 2.66. Shares in Abu Dhabi National for Building Materials Co PJSC (AD:BILD) fell to 52-week lows; losing 8.51% or 0.040 to 0.430.
Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.18% or 0.09 to $50.64 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $56.42 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.51% or 6.65 to trade at $1301.45 a troy ounce.
USD/AED was unchanged 0.00% to 3.6730, while EUR/AED rose 0.10% to 4.3900. The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 91.95.
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Times of Oman
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Times of Oman
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