Dubai – Mubasher: The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) closed Sunday, the first trading session after the Eid Al Adha holiday on a positive note.
The DFMGI gained 0.36% or 10.04 points and closed at 2,825.83 points.
The services sector led risers, adding 4.99% after Amanat Holding’s stock surged 9.43%.
The banks sector increased 0.90% after Al Salam Bank went up 2.76%, while Emirates NBD and Amlak Finance grew 1.98% and 0.15%, respectively.
On the other hand, the real estate sector turned to losses, falling 0.17% on the back of Union Properties and Arabtec Holding, which shed 1.71% and 1.54%, respectively. Moreover, Drake & Scull International (DSI), Deyaar, and Emaar Properties fell 1.07%, 0.97%, and 0.40%, respectively.
Turnover amounted to AED 51.84 million on Sunday, a rise from AED 39.88 million the previous Sunday, while traded volume decreased to 29.82 million shares traded versus 34.16 million shares.
UAE markets were open on Sunday, 19 August, then closed for four days for the Eid Al Adha holiday.