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ACTIVE. The opposite, of passive. We say active debts, or debts due to us; passive debts are those we owe.

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Arabtec, which was the most active stock in terms of value, ended at 9.09 per cent lower at Dh2.90.
Alinma appeared to be the most active stock of the day, liquidating 48.9 million shares, which equates 14.5 percent of overall market volume.
As leading active stocks saw gains in share prices, selling pressure was evident.
However, among the most active stocks, Drake and Scull International dropped 0.58 per cent to Dh1.72 after the contracting company announced they would not be paying dividends for 2013 to their shareholders.
Only Alinma witnessed a positive change among most active stocks, increasing by 1.52 percent and closing at SR13.35.
Among the most active stocks, Aldar Properties was down 3.09 per cent to Dh3.45; Dana Gas lost 2.47 per cent to Dh0.79; Waha Capital slipped 3.38 per cent to Dh2.63 and etisalat fell 0.42 per cent to Dh11.90.
Most active stocks also showed a negative change, with Emr the Economic City going down by 4.0 percent, National Medical Care 1.88 percent and Dar Alarkan Real Estate 1.21 percent.
Among the most active stocks in terms of value traded, Union Properties, Arabtec and Gulf Finance House lost 1.48 per cent, 1.69 per cent and 1.25 per cent respectively.
Among the most active stocks, Aldar Properties added 0.96 per cent to Dh3.17 and Dana Gas was up 1.18 per cent to Dh0.86.