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The ADX General Index closed higher by 0.03% at 2,467.85 points. Trading remained dull as many traders preferred to stay on the sidelines amid confusing news from the Eurozone and the U. S. the Fed signalled to ease monetary policy in order to keep markets afloat amid fears of Greece's possible return to its old currency Drahme. Emirates Telecommunications or Etisalat ended at a three-week high at Dhs0.73. Abu Dhabi National Energy Co., known as Taqa, dived 2.50% to hit Dhs1.17. Sharjah-based Dana Gas closed flat at Dhs0.39. A staggering 13 shares ended even, reflecting the uncertainty at the bourse where 43.7m shares were traded Thursday, valued at Dhs69.5m.