GCC Stock Markets Buck Worldwide Trend

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united arab emirates, ABU DHABI

- While stock markets around the world were hitting lows earlier this month, shares in the Arab Gulf have been on the rise.

In Abu Dhabi's stock exchange, a rise of 0.2 percent has been attributed mainly to a 1.4 percent growth registered by Abu Dhabi National Energy Corporation, known as Taqa, mainly driven by its water sales.