Traders look at share prices on their monitors at the Doha Stock Exchange in Doha, Qatar June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Naseem Zeitoon
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Qatari stocks declined a third day as investors continued to fret over whether the Gulf nation will retain the right to host the soccer World Cup.The QE Index dropped 0.9 percent to 11,981.98, only the second time since April it has closed below the 12,000 level. Dubai's DFM General Index dropped 1.1 percent as investors took advantage of a four-day rally to sell positions before the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.The DFM Real Estate Index sank 1.4 percent, its biggest decline in a week.Shares of Amlak Finance PJSC, an Islamic mortgage provider that isn't in Dubai's benchmark index, rose 15 percent to 1.54 dirhams in a third day of gains.Bahrain's BB All Share Index fell less than 0.1 percent and Oman's MSM 30 Index slipped 0.1 percent.
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