Apparently lifted by comments from HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman of Emirates Airline, of Dubai World and of the Dubai Supreme Fiscal Committee, that the Dubai economy might grow by 4% this year, the DFM General Index closed 0.85% higher at 1,556.04. Shares of Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), which holds its Annual General Meeting (AGM) later in the day, added 1.37% to reach Dhs2.22. In 2010, DIB achieved a full-year net profit of Dhs812.633m compared to Dhs1.21bn in the previous year. Emaar (up 2.87% at Dhs3.23) was the most liquid share. Commercial Bank of Dubai (down 7.69% at Dhs3) posted the largest decline. Some 168.76m stocks worth 254.78m securities changed hands.