Low levels of trading kept on characterizing the Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) Tuesday with total volume of traded shares barely inching up by 7.9% to 68,593 shares worth $655,228. In fact, the BLOM Stock Index (BSI) recorded a 0.10% downtick today to settle at 1,228.83 points by the end of the session. Starting with real estate shares, Solidere “A” dropped 0.68% to $11.77, while its “B” counterpart rose by a marginal 0.09% to $11.68. In the banking sector, BLOM Listed shares lost 2.11% to $9.30, the Global Depository Receipts of Bank Audi increased by 1.71% to $7.12. In addition, Byblos shares, listed and preferred 08, respectively added 1.19% and 0.20% to $1.70 and $102.40. However, the preferred shares of Byblos Bank class 09 were traded at their previous closing price of $102.40.