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The ADX General Index declined 0.30% to 2,486.86 points. Sorouh Real Estate was the most liquid share, closing down three percent to Dhs0.98. Sharja-based Dana Gas closed even at Dhs0.52. Earlier in the day, Dana Gas said in a statement it was named "the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in the Middle East and North Africa at the 8th International Business Awards. The International Business Awards, also known as The Stevie Awards, is the world's premier business awards competition which last year attracted nominations from more than 40 nations." Some 43m shares were traded, valued at Dhs49.6m.