Al-Quds Index of the Palestine Exchange (PEX) closed the week’s trading on Thursday at 444.39 points, an increase by 7.08 points (1.62%) compared to Wednesday’s trading, according to the PEX daily report. A total of 814,638 shares were traded for a value of $1,617,251.25 executed during 227 transactions. Shares of 14 companies were traded. Share price increased in eight companies and decreased in two others. The gainers: BOP by (5%), ISBK by (4.94%), PIIC by (4.35%), AMB by (3.75%), and PADICO by (3.41%). The decliners: AIB by (-3.85%), and APC by (-1.82%).