Qatar Stock Exchange’s (QSE) benchmark index gained 210.47 points, or 2.07 percent, last week, when the bourse closed yesterday at 10,358.35 points.
Trading value during last week decreased by 50.99 percent to reach QR1.11bn compared to QR2.26bn at the end of previous week.
Trading volume decreased by 4.54 percent to reach 361.44 million shares, as against 378.61 million shares, while the number of transactions fell by 20.52 percent, to reach 31,235 transactions as compared to 39,298 transactions.
Market cap rose by 1.99 percent to reach QR573.35bn as compared to QR562.18bn at the end of previous week, reports QNA.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded value last week with 55.51 percent of the total traded value. Industries sector accounted for 16.28 percent. Telecoms sector accounted for 8.62 percent and Consumer Goods and Services sector accounted 6.30 percent.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded volume last week with 33.38 percent of the total traded volume. Industries sector accounted for 29.17 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 15.22 percent and Consumer Goods and Services sector accounted 8.32 percent.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded number of transactions last week with 42.21 percent of the total number of transactions. Industries sector accounted for 24.50 percent. Telecom sector accounted for 12.96 percent and Real Estate sector accounted for 6.36 percent. From the 46 listed companies 26 ended last week higher, while 16 fell and four remained unchanged.
QNB led traded value during last week accounted for 28.53 percent of the total traded value. Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB) accounted for 7.71 percent and Ooredoo accounted 7.12 percent.
When compared on daily basis, the QSE index gained 86.24 points, or 0.84 percent, yesterday compared to Wednesday’s closing. The volume of shares traded decreased to 84.30 million from 102.03 million on Wednesday and the value of shares decreased to QR237.47m from QR375.27m on Wednesday.
From the 49 companies listed on QSE, shares of 44 saw trading yesterday. From these, 27 companies gained, 11 closed lower, while shares of 6 companies remaining unchanged.
Indices of five sectors ended in green zone and two sectors in red zone today. QSE Total Return Index gained 0.84 percent to 19,060.25 points. QSE Al Rayan Islamic Index increased 0.58 percent to 3,958.07 points and QSE All Share Index added 0.79 percent to 3,060.84 points.