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Syria uncertainties whipsaw Abu Dhabi market

The ADX General Index fell on Sunday by 0.82% to 3,508.74 points, representing a 3-month low. nervousness over whether the U. S. will launch a bombing campaign on Syria kept the market at bay. Like at the Dubai bourse DFM, real estate shares gained, while a few underperforming stocks spoiled the Abu Dhabi gauge's rebound. The emirate's first developer Aldar Properties edged up 3.70%, finishing at Dhs2.24. Market bellwether share Etisalat slipped 1.31% to Dhs11.30. National Bank of Abu Dhabi lost 1.67% to Dhs11.80. Around 117m shares worth Dhs266m changed hands.