The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) General Index consolidated above 2,500 points Wednesday, closing at 2,513.
Real estate firms Eshraq (up over six percent) Aldar (1.80% higher) and Sorouh (gaining 0.90%) helped the gauge to add value.
Banks also gained overall, while First Gulf Bank (down 0.21%) and Abu Dhabi Islami Bank (off 1.86%) failed to follow.
Fourteen stock advanced, while seven declined and nine ended flat. Some 45m shares were traded, valued at Dhs 66 million ($17.93 million), AMEinfo reported.