The Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) improved on Thursday, however on a low volume of 10,733 shares worth $187,461. The BLOM Stock Index (BSI) progressed by 0.34% to settle at 1,188.70 points. The real estate sector grasped a share of 38.36% of total traded value, with Solidere “A” shares increasing by 1.04%, to $12.62, while class “B” shares were traded at their previous closing price of $12.51. In the banking sector, Audi listed shares gained 1.33% to $6.09. In contrast, Byblos preferred shares 2009 lost 0.40% to $100.10. Meanwhile, Byblos listed shares exchanged hands without a change in price.