United Arab Emirates shares mixed at close of trade; DFM General down 0.09%

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United Arab Emirates shares mixed at close of trade; DFM General down 0.09%
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Investing.com – United Arab Emirates equities were mixed at the close on Sunday, as gains in the Consumer Staples , Telecoms and Banking sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Services , Insurance and Transport sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Dubai, the DFM General declined 0.09%, while the ADX General index climbed 0.18%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the DFM General were DXB Entertainments (P.J.S.C.) (DU: DXBE ), which rose 1.94% or 0.007 points to trade at 0.367 at the close. Takaful House (DU: DTKF ) added 1.12% or 0.007 points to end at 0.630 and AJMAN BANK PJSC (DU: AJBNK ) was up 1.06% or 0.010 points to 0.951 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Takaful Emarat PSC (DU: TKFE ), which lost 4.97% or 0.090 points to trade at 1.720 in late trade. SHUAA Capital PSC (DU: SHUA ) declined 3.81% or 0.040 points to end at 1.010 and Amanat Holdings PJSC (DU: AMANT ) shed 3.28% or 0.040 points to 1.180.

The top performers on the ADX General were Agthia Group (AD: AGTH ) which rose 2.73% to 4.89, Rak Ceramics (AD: RKCE ) which was up 2.67% to settle at 2.310 and Waha Capital (AD: WAHA ) which gained 1.63% to close at 1.870.

The worst performers were Rak Cmt & Cons (AD: RAKC ) which was down 10.00% to 0.855 in late trade, Union Insurance Co PSC (AD: UNIN ) which lost 9.85% to settle at 1.83 and Dana Gas (AD: DANA ) which was down 1.74% to 1.130 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 19 to 14 and 3 ended unchanged; on the Abu Dhabi, 13 rose and 8 declined, while 3 ended unchanged on the Dubai Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.57% or 0.40 to $70.72 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $78.24 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.65% or 7.90 to trade at $1203.40 a troy ounce.

USD/AED was down 0.01% to 3.6730, while EUR/AED fell 0.23% to 4.3163.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.34% at 93.79.

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