UAE stocks rise as oil prices see 10-month high
The Dubai index rose by…
August 23, 2009 2:56 by kippreport
The Dubai Financial Market General Index climbed 2.5 percent on August 23, its most since August 18, and Abu Dhabi’s index added 1 percent, thanks to increasing oil prices, reports Bloomberg. Oil prices went up by 1.9 percent to $73.89 a barrel after existing- home sales in the U.S. increased by 7 percent in July.
The shares of property developer Emaar increased 4.3 percent to AED3.15, its highest since August 16.