The Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) weakened, after lawmakers voted on Parliament’s mandate extension. The BLOM Stock Index (BSI) lost 0.27% to 1,176.22 points. Only one stock increased in price today, compared to 5 stocks decreasing in price and 4 stocks being traded with no change in price. The real estate sector took a share of 52.16% of total traded value, with Solidere “A” shares adding 0.09% to $11.41, while the “B” class dropped 1.40% to $11.25. In the banking sector, BLOM listed shares, Audi GDR shares, Byblos preferred 2009 shares, and BLC preferred shares class “B” decreased by 0.57%, 1.39%, 0.30% and 0.50% to close at $8.75, $6.40, $101.00, and $100.00, respectively. Meanwhile, Bank of Beirut Listed share, Audi Preferred shares class “G”, and Byblos preferred 2008 shares were traded with no change in price. In the industrial sector, HOLCIM shares were traded at their previous close of $15.00.