- GCC markets were positive as evidenced by the S&P GCC index, which rose 0.5% for the day.
- Saudi Tadawul index gained 0.7% while Kuwait All Share index fell by 0.2% for the day..
- Intl. Holding Company (UAE) was the top gainer among Blue Chips, closing 14.5% higher for the day.
- ETISALAT (UAE) was the top loser among Blue Chips, closing 1.4% lower for the day.