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Merger canididates Aldar, Sorouh help to stabilie Abu Dhabi market index

The ADX General Index added 0.05% Thursday to end at 2,466.54 points. Developers Aldar Properties and Sorouh Real Estate gained 1.83% and two percent, respectively. Market heavyweight Emirates Telecommunication or Etisalat dipped slightly, while Bank of Sharjah dived 5.83% to Dhs1.11. Twelve shares advanced, six declined and 10 closed flat.