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Abu Dhabi bourse dives nearly 3 percent

The ADX General Index dived 2.83% to 3,822.04 points on global worries over an escalation in the Syria crisis. Methaq Takaful (as the top losing share), Aldar Properties, Dana Gas, RAK Ceramics, and Eshraq Properties fell over 9% in value. Abu Dhabi National Insurance was one of three gaining shares and closed 3.57% higher at Dhs5.80. Some 250m shares were traded, valued at Dhs447m.