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Abu Dhabi blue chips gain, index dips

The ADX General Index dipped 0.16% to end at 2,752.33 points, despite gains among real estate and energy heavyweights. Shares of Dana gas surged 1.30% to reach Dhs0.78. Aldar Properties gained 2.59%, closing at Dhs2.43, while Sorouh Real Estate posted a profit of 1.83%, ending at Dhs1.67. Etisalat, however, declined 0.94% to finish at Dhs10.70 and as trading volumes remained low the telecom giant weighed on the index. Some 72.29m worth Dhs134.99m changed hands. Over the week the ADXGI added 1.19%.