Traders react during the opening of the Dubai stock market.
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Dubai stocks gained the most in the Gulf, led by Emaar Properties PJSC, as investors hunt for dividends ahead of earnings season.Emaar Properties, which accounts for about 22 percent of the DFM General Index, climbed 1.6 percent as analysts see the stock handing investors a dividend of 18 fils per share for 2016, according to Bloomberg.Dubai Islamic Insurance & Reinsurance Co. was the biggest gainer among insurers, rising 4.6 percent as traders exchanged 39 million shares, the most in two years.
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