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GAIN. The word is used as synonymous with profits. (q. v.) See Fruit.

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Other gainers were Emaar, whose shares rose 3.40 per cent to Dh5.17; GFH, which gained 1.30 per cent and EmaarDev, up 0.72 per cent to Dh4.18.
In April 1983, or before the assassination of Ninoy Aquino, Net Gainers was -3, i.e.
Although it is very high for the third consecutive quarter, SWS pointed out that the latest net gainers score is four points lower than the +17 in March.
Five top gainers on DSE were RSRM Steel, BD Autocars, Queen South Textile, Mozaffar Hossain Spinning Mills and Libra Infusion.
Despite inclined market activities and gainers outweighing losers, the equities market dropped and this is not unconnected to 3.04 per cent drop in price of Dangote Cement Plc.
"I just wish the rest of these guys would come out before they get killed," said Linda Gainer, who owns the RV park and cafe/ general store that is six miles from the refuge headquarters, on Friday morning.
Top gainers include Abu Dhabi Shopping Company, which increased by 11.2 per cent, and Dana Gas, which jumped by 7.3 per cent.
The researchers found a difference between weight losers and weight gainers in these fluctuation patterns.
The low gainers mentioned FORMULA more often than the high gainers, while the high gainers mentioned VOCABULARY more often than the low gainers.
The market's sector indices board was also mixed but leaning into red with only two gainers, two unchanged readings and the remaining 10 indices all in red by closing.
Among the other gainers on the day included telecom operator Aramex, which jumped 2.75 per cent to Dh2.24, Tabreed, which advanced 1.34 per cent to Dh1.51 and Dubai Investments (DIC), up 1.31 per cent to Dh0.925.
The Nikkei index snapped an eight-session winning streak Tuesday, as a sense of overheating prompted investors to sell recent gainers in the financial sector.