Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) performed positively at the closing of Sunday's trades after its benchmark increased 24.58 points, or 0.5%, to 4,909.50 points in its first session after Eid Al Adha holiday.
The ADX’s trading volume stood at 11.06 million shares, via 426 transactions, with a liquidity of AED 44.8 million.
The banks sector rose 0.71% on the back of Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and First Abu Dhabi Bank, which rose 2.29% and 0.71%, respectively.
The telecommunication sector and its only stock the Emirates Telecommunications Group’s (Etisalat) grew 0.60% each, while the consumer staples sector levelled up 1.79% as International Holdings Company’s (Asmak) stock gained 5.98%.
On the flipside, the energy sector edged down 0.33% as Abu Dhabi National Energy Co.’s (TAQA) stock decreased 2.46%, while the industrial sector tumbled 1.77% after Arkan Building Materials’ stock slid 8.33%.
The real estate sector decreased 0.28% after Aldar Properties dropped 0.52%.
UAE markets were open on Sunday, 19 August, then closed for four days for the Eid Al Adha holiday.