The company will retain its 2008 profit for reserves, according to a statement released by the company late on Tuesday.
The company paid a 20 per cent dividend for 2007.
Last Thursday, Emaar posted a fourth quarter loss of Dh1.77 billion and said it would put new projects on hold in its weakening home market. The largest listed Arab real estate developer listed a 2008 net profit of Dh3 billion compared to Dh6.58 billion in 2007.
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