Mideast Stocks- Egypt rises; most other Gulf markets closed for Eid holidays

Stock markets in Egypt rose on Tuesday, while the Qatari index slipped

  
Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo February 2, 2014.

Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo February 2, 2014.

REUTERS/ Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Stock markets in Egypt rose on Tuesday, while the Qatari index slipped. Most other major Gulf markets, including Saudi Arabia, are closed for the Eid ul-Fitr holiday.

QATAR was down 0.2% at 10,925 points EGYPT advanced 0.8% to 10,768 points BAHRAIN edged up 0.2% at 1,530 points OMAN rose 0.5% to 3,835 points KUWAITwas up 0.2% at 6,790 points

(Reporting by Shamsuddin Mohd in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel) ((shamsuddin.mohd@thomsonreuters.com; +918067497252;))


More From Equities