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KSE indices rally after being bearish

August 4, 2014

KUWAIT, Aug 4 (KUNA) -- Indexes of Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) rallied upon closing Monday's session after closing the previous session on Sunday all in the red zone.

Weighted index read 484.24, gaining 2.75 points, price index went up to 7,144.33, putting on 20.72 points and KSX 15 index settled at 1,187.77, gaining 11.64 points.

Number of trades amounted to 3,345, value of traded shares reached KD 16,185,566.52 and volume of exchanged stocks 115,947,508.

Top gainers were PEARL, GGMC, SALBOOKH, HUMANSOFT and POULT. Number-one losers were MARIN, AQAR, CITYGROUP, SPEC and YIACO.

The KSE indices bounced upwards after all settling in the red zone at closing of Sunday's session, following the marathon Eid Al-Fitr vacation. The weighted index had reached 481.49, losing 0.28 points, price index stood at 7,123.61, dropping by 7.28 points and the KSX 15 index fell to 1,176.13 with the marginal loss of 0.46 points. Number of trades amounted to 3,027, value of the traded shares KD 12,579,427.077 and volume of the exchanged stocks stood at 125,365,221. Also in yesterday's session-end, the top gainers were THURAYA, SPEC, POULT, AJWAN and ITHMR. Top losers were PEARL, WETHAQ, MARAKEZ, IFAHR and ACICO. (end) rk

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Source: Kuwait News Agency

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