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Persian Gulf Stocks: Arabtec in Dubai and Yamamah Cement

April 3 (Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul All Share Index climbed 0.3 percent to 7,930.58 at the 3:30 p.m. close in Riyadh, its fifth day of gains. The DFM General Index advanced 2.4 percent.

The following shares were active in the Persian Gulf region. Stock symbols are in parentheses.

Arabtec Holding Co. (ARTC UH), the United Arab Emirates’ biggest construction company, surged the most in more than three years, soaring 15 percent to 3.45 dirhams. Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Aabar Investments PJSC boosted its stake in the Dubai builder to 10.45 percent.

Yamamah Cement Co. (YACCO AB) climbed 2 percent to 51 riyals, the highest close since March 18. The Saudi Arabian maker of the building material said its estimated first-quarter profit advanced 54 percent from a year earlier to 278 million riyals ($74 million) on higher sales.

To contact the reporter on this story: Zahra Hankir in Dubai at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Claudia Maedler at

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