Banks, investment sectors push Bahrain Bourse to red

May 19, 2015 9:58 AM

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The benchmark index of Bahrain Bourse reached the red zone during the mid-session of Tuesday, affected by leading stocks like Ahli United Bank and Arab Banking Corporation.

Bahrain Bourse edged down 0.23% or 3.21 points to 1384.9 points at 12:00 PM (Bahrain local time).

Ahli United Bank inched down 0.7% to $0.720, dragging the commercial banks sector down 0.21%.

The stock of Arab Banking Corporation retreated 1.46% to $0.675, affecting the investment sector to fall 0.52%.

Until 12:00 PM, turnover totaled about BHD 440,300 as the trading volume reached 1.9 million shares that were traded through 44 transactions.


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