|03 June, 2019

Mideast Stocks: Qatar and Egypt rise, other Gulf markets closed for holiday

Stock markets in Qatar and Egypt rose on Monday, while other Gulf markets, including Saudi Arabia, are closed for the Eid ul-Fitr holiday.

Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo, Egypt, December 3, 2015.

Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo, Egypt, December 3, 2015.

REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Stock markets in Qatar and Egypt rose on Monday, while other Gulf markets, including Saudi Arabia, are closed for the Eid ul-Fitr holiday.

QATAR

The index rose 1.5 % to 10,319 points

EGYPT

The index gained 0.7% to 13,789 points

BAHRAIN

The index was flat at 1,435 points

OMAN

The index edged up 0.1% to 3,942 points

KUWAIT

The index was up 0.8% to 6,276 points

(Reporting by Maqsood Alam in Bengaluru, Editing by Ed Osmond) ((Maqsood.Alam@thomsonreuters.com;))

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