Gains of the Kuwait stock market marginal in June

KUWAIT — Kuwait stock market witnessed marginal gains in the month of June-2006, with the benchmark Global General Index registering a monthly gain of 0.36 per cent to end the month at 278.7 points.

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Published: Mon 3 Jul 2006, 11:15 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 2:56 PM

The market cap weighted index still reported overall YTD loss of 12.97 per cent at the end of 1H-2006. The market cap. of the stock exchange reached KD39.23bn, a monthly increase of 2.65 per cent compared to the previous month.

Kuwait Stock Exchange Price Index once again breached the psychological 10,000-point mark during the month, as it ended the month at 10,001.7 points, reporting a monthly drop of 0.82 per cent.

On the macro economic front, the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) reported that the country's exports were KD13.14b in 2005, an increase of 56 per cent as compared to the previous year.

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