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Insurance and real estate equities drag QSE

(Gulf Times - 9/17/2018 7:26:00 AM)

The Qatar Stock Exchange Sunday opened the week weak and its key index retreated below 10,000 levels, mainly dragged by insurance and real estate equities.

Weakened buying interests of foreign funds and increased net selling pressure from local ...

Oman share index ends higher

(Times of Oman - 9/17/2018 7:24:00 AM)

The MSM30 index ended higher on Sunday and closed at 4,563.20 points, up by 0.10 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 625.45 points, up by 0.09 per cent. Galfar Engineering was the most active in terms of volume and in terms of turnover. The top gainer ...

Emaar sheds 3.2%, dragging DFM index down

(Gulf News - 9/17/2018 7:02:00 AM)

The Dubai bourse’s main index fell 1.27 per cent on Sunday, driven by declines in heavyweight Emaar whose share price dropped 3.2 per cent. The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) index ended the day at 2,774.09, with lower trade values than usual, of just ...

Kuwait market closes in red; volume swells

(Arab Times - 9/17/2018 6:23:00 AM)

Kuwait stocks sagged on Sunday as it opened the week on a dull note. The All Shares Index, after a firm start, fell 4.68 points to 5,134.88 points weighed by National Bank of Kuwait and Humansoft Holding even as the overall mood remained mixed.

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ADX to host annual meeting of Arab Federation of Exchanges

(Gulf News - 9/16/2018 7:23:00 AM)

The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) will host the annual meetings of the Arab Federation of Exchanges (AFE) in Abu Dhabi on 16th-17th September in the presence of a number of CEOs of member stock exchanges and general managers of clearing settlement ...

UAE markets churn in consolidation

(Gulf News - 9/16/2018 7:19:00 AM)

The Dubai Financial Market General Index (DFMGI) fell by 16.73 or 0.59 per cent last week to close at 2,809.87. Market breadth was close to even, with 17 advancing issues and 15 declining, while volume jumped.

Usually, volume is not too ...

Strong performance of general index supported by leading stocks

(Oman Daily Observer - 9/16/2018 7:14:00 AM)

The performance of the Muscat Securities Market Index last week was an accurate reflection of our expectations and recommendations outlined in recent reports, in which we pointed to the start of an improved performance and the need to invest in leading ...

Boursa Kuwait launches new educational portal

(Trade Arabia - 9/16/2018 6:58:00 AM)

Boursa Kuwait has announced the launch of a new, free of charge digital education portal, ‘Boursa Academy Online’, aimed to promote capital market literacy among new and professional retail investors.

The fully-digital education portal aims at ...

Oman share index ends higher

(Times of Oman - 9/13/2018 7:56:00 AM)

The MSM30 index ended higher on Wednesday and closed at 4,530.55 points, up by 0.99 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 620.93 points, up by 0.60 per cent. Gulf Investment Services was the most active in terms of volume while Bank Muscat was most active ...

Abu Dhabi index slides 1.2% as Etisalat dips

(Gulf News - 9/13/2018 7:51:00 AM)

The Abu Dhabi bourse’s main index fell 1.17 per cent on Wednesday amid profit-taking activity following strong gains over the past two weeks. The index ended the day at 4,934.44, inching away from the 5,000 mark it had been slowly approaching over the ...