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The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) enjoyed a 4.6% advance today closing on 5,614.3 points. The DFM's own shares were the day's stellar performer rising 10.4% to reach Dhs6.3. The Abu Dhabi Securities Market (ADSM) also ended in the green, up 0.5% at 4,245.7 points. In Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share Index (Tasi) rose 1.1% to finish on 9,174.7 points.