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MIDEAST STOCKS-UAE stocks gain in first trading after holidays, other markets closed

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Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates closed higher on Monday as trading resumed in the country after Eid holidays, while other Middle East markets, including Saudi Arabia, remained closed.

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates closed higher on Monday as trading resumed in the country after Eid holidays, while other Middle East markets, including Saudi Arabia, remained closed.

Abu Dhabi's index .ADI was up 0.5% and the Dubai index .DFMGI ended 0.7% higher.

ABU DHABI

.ADI was up 0.5% to 4,324 points

DUBAI

.DFMGI rose 0.7% to 2,065 points

SAUDI ARABIA

.TASI Closed

QATAR

.QSI Closed

EGYPT

.EGX30 Closed

BAHRAIN

.BAX Closed

OMAN

.MSI Closed

KUWAIT

.BKP Closed

(Reporting by Maqsood Alam in Bengaluru; Editing by Alison Williams)

((Maqsood.Alam@thomsonreuters.com;))

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