Emaar Properties, the developer of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, added 2.2 percent.
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Gulf Arab stocks climbed after oil, the region's main source of income, rebounded to the highest level this year. Dubai's DFM General Index led the advance, rising 1.4 percent to the strongest finish since November. Dubai's gauge is less than 10 points away from its 200-day moving average, which it hasn't traded above since August. Drake & Scull International PJSC, an engineering contractor, rose 1 percent as 113 million shares traded, more than three times the six-month average. Arabtec Holding, the United Arab Emirates' largest listed construction company, advanced 4.1 percent as 170 million shares changed hands, more than 20 percent of all volume on Dubai's index.Saudi Arabia's Tadawul All Share Index increased the most in a week, rising 1.4 percent, led by the Savola Group. Trading volume on the index was about 30 percent below the 20-day intraday average.
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