Investing.com – United Arab Emirates stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Dubai, the declined 0.13%, while the index fell 0.48%.
The best performers of the session on the were SHUAA Capital PSC (DU:), which rose 6.71% or 0.110 points to trade at 1.750 at the close. Meanwhile, Takaful House (DU:) added 4.24% or 0.050 points to end at 1.230 and Takaful Emarat PSC (DU:) was up 3.28% or 0.080 points to 2.520 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Arabtec Holding PJSC (DU:), which fell 3.94% or 0.041 points to trade at 0.999 at the close. DXB Entertainments (P.J.S.C.) (DU:) declined 2.75% or 0.030 points to end at 1.060 and Drake & Scull International PJSC (DU:) was down 2.60% or 0.013 points to 0.487.
The top performers on the ADX General were Eshraq Properties Co PJSC (AD:) which rose 9.52% to 1.1500, Rak Cmt & Cons (AD:) which was up 7.69% to settle at 1.260 and Gulf Cement Co (AD:) which gained 6.73% to close at 1.1100.
The worst performers were Abu Dhabi National Hotels Co (AD:) which was down 6.45% to 2.90 in late trade, Nat Bk Qaiwain (AD:) which lost 6.25% to settle at 3.00 and Agthia Group (AD:) which was down 2.65% to 6.60 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Dubai Stock Exchange by 15 to 13 and 8 ended unchanged; on the Abu Dhabi, 12 fell and 8 advanced, while 10 ended unchanged.
Shares in Arabtec Holding PJSC (DU:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 3.94% or 0.041 to 0.999. Shares in DXB Entertainments (P.J.S.C.) (DU:) fell to 52-week lows; down 2.75% or 0.030 to 1.060. Shares in Gulf Cement Co (AD:) rose to 52-week highs; up 6.73% or 0.0700 to 1.1100.
Crude oil for April delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $ 53.78 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.14% or 0.08 to hit $ 55.73 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.46% or 5.75 to trade at $ 1235.85 a troy ounce.
USD/AED was unchanged 0.00% to 3.6729, while EUR/AED fell 0.59% to 3.8973.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.44% at 100.89.
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