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Bahrain Bourse digests ‘Syria shock’ and rebounds

As the sole GCC stock market measure on Wednesday as of 4.10pm), the Bahrain All-Share Index added 0.30% to reach 1,189.78 points. Islamic bank Ithmaar gained the most (up 4.26%), followed by National Bank of Bahrain (2.52% higher) and Aluminium Bahrain (up 0.90%). Bahrain Telecom or Batelco fell 0.60%, whole Islamic bank Al Salam Bahrain declined the most (down 6.32%).