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The DFM General Index opened positively but eventually declined to 1,659.39 points (off 023%). Bank Emirates NBD bucked the trend, rebounding by 4.4.29% to reach Dhs2.92. Emaar Properties declined (1.12% lower at Dhs3.54) as well as Arabtec (down 0.49% at Dhs2.03). Trading values and volumes declined by 2%, as some 118.4m shares worth Dhs165.7m were traded.