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DFM closes Wednesday's trading session on green note

DFM closes Wednesday's trading session on green note
The consumer staples sector led the risers

Dubai - Mubasher: The benchmark index of the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) edged up by 0.12% or 2.31 points to 1,933.49 points by the end of Wednesday's trading session, maintaining its upward performance on Tuesday, 19 May.

A total of 159.29 million shares were traded through 2,542 transactions valued at AED 154.03 million.

The market cap value rose by AED 70 million to AED 283.20 billion from AED 283.13 billion during the previous session.

The consumer staples sector led the risers with 0.69%.

Al Salam Bank - Bahrain headed eight rising stocks with 1.63%, while Ekttitab Holding came on top of 16 losing stocks with 4.86%.

Union Properties recorded the highest trading volume of 82.29 million shares, while Emirates NBD posted the highest turnover of AED 48.33 million.

Emaar Properties hit the top of the rising blue chips with 0.83%, while Arabtec Holding led the losing blue chips with 1.90%.