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Bahrain Bourse hits one-month low on Syria escalation fears

The Bahrain All-Share Index closed on Tuesday 1.23% lower at 1,186.28 points as two shares gained, while eight lost value. Bahrain Duty Free gained the most, trading 2.05% higher at the closing bell. Bahrain's oldest Islamic bank Al Baraka advanced 1.39%. Its rival Ithmaar Bank plummeted 9.62%. Islamic investment bank Gulf Finance House shed 7.41%. On Monday, rating agency Capital Intelligence (CI) concluded a rating exercise on the Bank and has accorded GFH a long‐term and short term corporate rating of BB‐ and B respectively with a 'positive outlook'.