The volume of trading in the Damascus bourse rose to 85 million pounds last week, half of which on a single stock.

Bank of Syria and Overseas has announced the election of Ihsan Baalbaki as vice-chairman of the board.

Last week was another uneventful one for the Syrian stock exchange, which saw very limited trading take place.

Bank of Syria and Overseas elected a new director to its board.

For the second week in a row the DWX made gains although the level of trading gives very little significance to these changes.

Syria’s stock market index gained 0.33 percent last week as trading remained focused on banking stocks.

Al-Aqeelah Takaful has reported that one of its directors resigned from its board.

The decline in Syria’s advertising market is continuing to take its toll on Syria’s largest media group which has seen its revenues drop by more than 90 percent in two years.

Syrian stocks declined last week with trading volumes slightly rising.

Bank of Jordan Syria has announced the resignation of one of its board members.