By Jason Benham
UPDATE 6: Kuwait ends higher for a third trading day led by Zain which climbs 1.6%.
surged 10.5 percent to lead the emirate's index DFM 2.1 percent higher to 2,127 points.
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ended 8.1 percent higher after it confirmed its chief executive has resigned.
Abu Dhabi's benchmark ADI closed 1.6 percent higher at 3,100 points.
Kuwait ended higher for a third trading day led by Zain which climbed 1.6 percent.
The country's benchmark KWSE was up 0.8 percent at 7,800 points.
rallied to end 8.6 percent higher, its biggest one-day rise since March, as Qatari shares are boosted by strength in international stock markets and bouyant oil prices.
Qatar's benchmark QSI jumped 2.7 percent to 7,297 points, its largest one-day advance since July.
ended 5.5 percent higher leading Oman's benchmark MSI to fresh 10-month highs.
surged after a report that the owner of Saad Group reached a settlement over debt to local Saudi banks, boosting hopes that other banks may get repaid as well.
said in June its exposure to Saudi Arabia's troubled Saad Group and Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi Group totalled $171m.
The country's index rose 0.8 percent to 6,653 points.
advanced 1.6 percent as the country's index KWSE edged 0.1 percent higher to 7,744 points.
Bahrain's bourse BAX also rose 0.1 percent to 1,532 points. (Reuters)