UPDATE 3-MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai jumps after crossing chart barrier

April 2, 2015 10:12 AM

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DUBAI, April 2 (Reuters) - Dubai's stock index jumped in its heaviest trading this year on Thursday after rising above a minor technical barrier, supported by a rally in oil prices.

The benchmark climbed 2.4 percent to 3,615 points, rising above technical resistance at its late March high of 3,538 points. The break triggered a minor bullish right triangle pointing up to the 3,800-point area.

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