Al-Quds Index of the Palestine Exchange (PEX) closed Wednesday trading at 476.94, an increase by 4.39 (0.93%) compared to the last trading session, according to the PEX daily report. A total of 706,255 shares were traded for a value of $1,884,145.71 executed during 221 transactions. Shares of 20 companies were traded. Share price increased in 12 companies and decreased in five others. Top five gainers: AIG by (5%), AQARIYA by (4.84%), PIIC by (4.76%), PADICO by (3.37%), and GCOM by (2.94%). The decliners: WASSEL by (-3.49%), PRICO by (-3.13%), NCI by (-3.08%), BPC by (-1.9%), and NIC by (-1.71%).