Activity on the Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) improved today, where the BLOM Stock Index (BSI) gained 0.22% to reach 1,169.90 points. Trade occurred at a volume of 258,044 shares worth $1,807,465, whereby 140,815 of these shares were Audi listed shares, following the issuance of 50M common shares. The banking sector grasped 66.51% of total traded value, where Byblos preferred 2009 shares added 0.50% to close at $100.60. In contrast, Byblos preferred 2008 shares lost 0.10% to reach $100.60. Meanwhile, Audi listed shares and Byblos listed shares exchanged hands without a change in price. In the real estate sector, Solidere “A” and “B” shares inched up by 0.86% and 1.30%, respectively, to end today’s session at the same price of $11.71.