The Lebanese Bourse saw improving trading activity and performance today partly due to the partially recovering real estate sector. Accordingly, The BLOM Stock Index (BSI) increased by 0.98% on Friday, to 1,150.12 points, following the trade of 128,770 shares worth $968,584, narrowing its year-to-date loss to 1.72%.In the real estate sector, Solidere shares class “A” and “B” gained 4.14% and 7.23% to settle at $10.57 and $10.83, respectively. In the banking sector, BLOM listed shares increased by 0.32% to close the session at $9.43, while Audi GDR shares, Byblos listed shares and BLOM preferred shares 2011 traded with no change in price.
|Traded Stocks||Last ($)||Previous ($)||Change||Volume||Vwap ($)|
|Solidere (A)|| 10.57|| 10.15||4.14%||30,240||10.19|
|BLOM Pref 11||10.10||10.10||–||19,810||10.10|
|Last||Previous|| Change||Y-t-D Change|