The benchmark index of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) gained 0.36% or 4.86 points to settle at 1,367.06 points on Thursday, backed by banks sector.
Today’s trading value increased to about BHD 385,110 from nearly 371,520, as trading volume fell to 2.345 million shares from 4.463 million shares.
Commercial banks sector was the gainer by 0.67%, based on the 4.67% rise of National Bank of Bahrain.
Industrial sector followed the banks by 0.39%, boosted by Alba stock which inched up 0.4%.
Services sector registered the third rising sector by 0.29%, as Batelco stock leveled up 0.59%.
Meanwhile, BHB’s investment sector declined 0.10%, affected by Inovest stock which fell 9.52%.