Stock prices resumed their decline last week in the Damascus securities exchange.

For the fifth week in a row since the beginning of the year, the Syrian stock exchange declined last week although the level of activity remained low.

Arab Bank Syria has announced the resignation of a member of its board.

In a similar manner to last year, two stocks continue to dominate overwhelmingly the trading activity in the Damascus Securities Exchange.

A minimal volume of shares was traded in the Damascus Securities Exchange last week with the market index unchanged.

Syria’s main stock index lost 0.30 percent last week to fall to a two-month low.

Bemo Saudi Fransi finance remained the largest broker in the Damascus Securities Exchange last year, according to data published by the Syrian bourse.

Investors have apparently not yet returned to work in the Damascus Securities Exchange where trading remained very limited in the first sessions of the year.

Syria’s stock market index closed the year largely unchanged as official holidays reduced trading activity.

Bank Audi Syria has announced the resignation of its chief executive Officer, Bassel Hamwi.