The Beirut Stock Exchange experienced strong activity today, as 1,403,920 shares worth $8,993,718 compared to 67,114 worth $562,161. The BLOM Stock Index (BSI) increased by 0.22% to 1,151.12 points, narrowing its year to date loss to 1.58%. In the real estate sector, Solidere shares class “A” were the only stocks to decrease, as they went down by 0.39% to settle at $10.13, whereas the class “B” shares increased by 0.70% to reach $10.10. In the banking sector, Audi listed shares increased by 1.16% to end the session at $6.08. Whereas, BLOM GDRs and Audi GDRs traded with no change in price. In the industrial sector, Holcim went up by 0.07% to reach $14.49.