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Kuwait Stock Exchange consolidates above 5,800 points

The KSE Market Index closed insignificantly lower at 5,820.94 Wednesday. A slight increase of the recently beaten down oil prices helped the Kuwaiti gauge to stabilise. The country's largest lender National Bank of Kuwait or NBK edged 1.96% higher to reach KD1.040. Amar for Finance and Leasing posted the largest increase (up 9.8% at KD0.056). Contracting and Marine Services Co. fell the most, heading nine percent lower to hit KD0.142.