The Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) was active today with a volume of 1,043,579 shares worth $3,072,030. The major shares traded were Byblos listed shares, where 674,264 shares out of the 933,730 shares were cross traded and BLOM listed shares were all the 88,965 shares were cross traded. The BLOM Stock Index (BSI) lost 0.13% to reach 1,176.15 points. The banking sector grasped a share of 94.08% of total traded value, where Byblos preferred 2008 and 2009 shares added 0.10% each, to $100.70 and $100.20, respectively. Meanwhile, BLOM listed shares, Byblos listed shares, and Audi preferred shares “G” exchanged hands without a change in price. In the real estate sector Solidere “A” and “B” shares dropped 0.33% and 1.06%, to $12.09 and $12.11, respectively.