The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) ended Monday’s trading session in green territory, pushed up by foreign purchases.
The general index inched up 40.14 points, or 0.75%, ending the session at 5,386.44 points, the highest level since December 2005.
By the end of the session, the ADX’s market capitalisation increased by AED 1.89 billion, recording AED 541.22 billion.
The banks sector topped the risers and added 1.46% as the heavyweight First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) levelled up 1.83%, while the services sector went up 1.18% as Gulf Dredging advanced 11.1%.
Meanwhile, the energy sector headed the decliners after dipping 1.76%, pressured by Taqa’s 5.6% drop.