Banking stocks held back the Lebanese Bourse today, causing the BLOM Stock Index (BSI) to decline 0.08% to 1,155.24 points following the trade of 1,759,875 shares worth $11,279,953. In the banking sector, GDRs of BLOM and Audi declined by 0.10% and 1.46% to settle at respective quotes of $9.73 and $6.06. In addition, the listed shares of BLOM and Audi decreased by 0.42% and 0.66% to close the session at $9.41 and $6.06, respectively. Meanwhile, BLOM preferred shares 2011 traded with no change in price. In the real estate sector, Solidere shares classes “A” and “B” gained 0.20% and 2.86% to end at $10.21 and $10.44, respectively.