Shares of Dubai developers remain buoyant amid solid construction prospects for the UAE-continued

February 20, 2012--The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) General Index dipped 0.14% to 1,568.94 points. Emaar Properties, the most liquid stock, gained 0.34% and Islamic developer Deyaar soared 1.90% to reach Dhs0.321.
According to Dr. Nasser Saidi, Chief Economist at the DIFC Authority and Head of External Relations, "the UAE has the largest share of the $1 trillion worth of construction projects to be completed by 2020 in the GCC - at $636bn," he wrote in his weekly DIFC economic commentary published earlier on Monday. Dubai Islamic Bank (off 1.35%) and telecom operator Du (1.32% lower) weighed on the benchmark. Some 299m shares were traded, valued at Dhs290.4m.

Source: AME Info


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