The Al-Quds Index of the Palestine Exchange (PEX) closed Thursday trading at 479.09 points, an increase by 1.32 points (0.28%) compared to the last trading session, according to the PEX daily report. A total of 417,061 shares were traded for a value of $877,384.81 executed during 86 transactions. Shares of 17 companies were traded. Share price increased in four companies and decreased in six others. The gainers: APC by (4.32%), AIB by (0.98%), PALTEL by (0.79%), and PEC by (0.74%). Top five decliners: LADAEN by (-2.7%), AHC by (-2.47%), PRICO by (-1.64%), TNB by (-1.15%), and BPC by (-1.07%).