MIDEAST STOCKS-Strong earnings fuel Saudi, Dubai surges in heavy trade

April 15, 2015 2:14 PM

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DUBAI, April 15 (Reuters) - Positive earnings reports and stronger oil boosted most major Gulf markets on Wednesday, while stocks in energy-importing Egypt were soft.

The main Saudi index jumped 2.2 percent to 9,164 points, a three-week closing high, as National Commercial Bank (NCB), the kingdom's biggest lender, climbed 2.3 percent.

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