Bahrain bourse gains for the seventh session straight
The Bahrain All Share Index closed 0.57 per cent higher at 1,365.85 points on Thursday, February 20. Bahrain Duty Free closed even at BD0.775. Earlier in the day, the airport retailer said in a filing to the exchange that its full-year net income was BD6.45 million compared to BD6.39m in 2012, while the quarter produced a net income of BD1.34m – up five per cent from the 2012 figure of BD1.27m – the firm said that strong investment returns and good financial disciplines helped the company to maintain its net profit levels. Passenger spend per head also increased by five per cent in the year, helped by strong marketing campaigns.