Dubai Financial Index closed up 1.8%.

The Dubai Financial Market index closed at the end of today's trading session, up by 1.8%, at the level of 3,060 points, with transactions worth 639 million dirhams.

Today's session witnessed a rise in most of the traded shares, as the shares of 24 companies closed at a rise out of 31 companies that were traded today, while the shares of six companies declined, and the shares of one company remained stable.

The "Dubai Financial Market" share rose 2.6% to AED 2.40, with transactions exceeding 52 million shares, while the "Emaar Properties" share rose 3.6% to 4.61 dirhams, and transactions amounted to more than 41 million shares.

The "Deyaar Development" share also rose 0.7% to 0.431 dirhams, with transactions of nearly 50 million shares, while the "Dubai Islamic" share rose by 3.3% to 5.31 dirhams, and transactions amounted to 16 million shares.

The most heavily traded stock was the "Union Properties" share, which rose by about 1% at 0.316 dirhams, with transactions of nearly 82 million shares.

For his part, the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange index closed, up by 2.2%, at the level of 8479 points, to record its highest historical closings, with transactions worth a total of 2.2 billion dirhams.

Shares of "Etisalat" rose by 5.8% at 31 dirhams, recording its highest price since its listing, with trades of nearly 18 million shares, while "Taqqa" shares rose by the maximum at 1.350 dirhams, with transactions exceeding 38 million shares.

The "Eshraq Investments" share rose 3.2% to 0.393 dirhams, with transactions exceeding 44 million shares.

The "First Abu Dhabi" share rose 0.5% to 19 dirhams, and transactions amounted to about 19 million shares, while the "Alpha Abu Dhabi" share rose 2.6% to 28,880 dirhams, and transactions exceeded seven million shares.

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