Mideast Stocks: Kuwaiti and Egyptian shares up in first trading after Eid

Other Gulf markets, including Saudi Arabia, were closed

  
Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo, November 19, 2014.

Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo, November 19, 2014.

REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Stock markets in Kuwait and Egypt rose on Tuesday as trading resumed after Eid holidays, while the Dubai index, which reopened on Monday, extended gains from the previous session.

Other Gulf markets, including Saudi Arabia, were closed.

DUBAI rose 0.7% to 2,079 points ABU DHABI slipped 0.1% to 4,318 points KUWAIT rose 1.1% to 5,472 points EGYPT was up 0.2% to 10,620 points.

(Reporting by Maqsood Alam in Bengaluru; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne) ((Maqsood.Alam@thomsonreuters.com;))

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