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The DFM General Index gained 0.1 percent to 1,626.06 as of 10:17 a.m. in Dubai. Abu Dhabi’s measure rose 0.3 percent and Kuwait’s SE Price Index advanced less than 0.1 percent.
Securities Group Co., a Kuwait-based investment management firm, said it will not seek to block a bid by Emirates Telecommunications Corp. to buy 46 percent of Mobile Telecommunications Co., Chairman Ali al-Mousa said today to Al Arabiya television.