Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Kuwait's SE Price Index also dropped 0.1 percent, Dubai's DFM General Index fell 0.4 percent and Qatar's QE Index lost 0.2 percent.About 144 million shares traded on Dubai's benchmark, less than half of the six-month average, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.Bahrain's BB All Share Index climbed 0.7 percent and Oman's MSM 30 Index, where some of the day's trades were canceled because of a technical issue, added 0.1 percent.While no shares retreated more than 4 percent, 119 companies fell and 42 rose.Abu Dhabi Ship Building Co. and Arkan Building Materials Co. were the two biggest gainers on a percentage basis in Abu Dhabi, climbing 11 percent and 4.8 percent respectively.
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