May 15 (Bloomberg) -- The DFM General Index snapped a five-day retreat, gaining 0.3 percent at the 2 p.m. close in the emirate. Abu Dhabi’s ADX General Index was little changed.
The following shares were active in the Persian Gulf region. Stock symbols are in parentheses.
Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI UH) declined to the lowest since Jan. 23, losing 3.5 percent to 79.2 fils. The Dubai-based construction company said net income fell 18 percent to 37.6 million dirhams ($10 million).
Renaissance Services SAOG (RNSS OM) tumbled the most in nine months, losing 9.7 percent to 0.501 rial. The provider of services to the oil and gas industry posted a quarterly profit that missed analysts’ estimates.
Union Properties PJSC (UPP UH) tumbled to the lowest since February, decreasing 4.3 percent to 35.9 fils. The Dubai-based developer posted a 73 percent slump in first-quarter profit to 22.4 million dirhams.
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