Kuwait Stock Exchange dips slightly

23 August 2010

The KSE Market or Price Index finished 0.16% lower at 6,674.7 points. The performance of National Bank of Kuwait (NBK, up 1.47% at KD1.380) proofs that this is a good time for stock pickers, despite market trading sideways for weeks. NBK rose to the highest level since November 2008 when the global financial crisis hit the GCC. Bahrain's Islamic Bank Ithmaar'recovery was halted Monday as its shares lost 3.8%, closing at KD0.037.

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