Abu Dhabi bourse bucks global worries, adds 0.55%

15 August 2010

Driven by gains in the energy and construction sector, the ADX General Index ended 0.55% higher on Sunday at 2,485.40 points. Dana Gas surged 2.63% to Dhs0.78. Gulf Cement Co. (up 9.74% at Dhs1.69) topped the list of gaining shares. Shareholders of government-related Aabar Investments approved today to delist the 9.1%-Daimler shareholder from the ADX and transform it to a Private Joint Stock Company. Aabar reported also a net profit attributable to shareholders for the half year of Dhs202m.

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