Abu Dhabi’s ADX General Index rose 0.2 percent to 2,471.76, the highest since July 10, at the close in the emirate. Dubai’s benchmark DFM General Index lost 1.3 percent, while Qatar’s QE Index was little changed.
The following shares were active in the Persian Gulf region. Stock symbols are in parentheses.
Industries Qatar QSC (IQCD QD), the second-biggest petrochemicals maker in the Middle East, rose as much as 1.4 percent before closing 0.4 percent higher at 133.6 riyals. Crude for August delivery gained 5 percent last week to $91.44 a barrel in New York.
Rabigh Refining & Petrochemicals Co. (PETROR AB) fell 1.9 percent, the most in a week, to 17.75 riyals. The Saudi Arabian fuel producer said it had a second-quarter loss of 104.4 million riyals ($27.8 million).