Qatar Stock Exchange’s (QSE) benchmark index gained 88.64 points, or 0.86 percent, last week when the bourse closed yesterday at 10,363.20 points.
Trading value during last week increased by 21.23 percent to reach QR1.06bn compared to QR878.34m.
Trading volume decreased by 23.20 percent to reach 333.12 million shares, as against 433.73 million shares, while the number of transactions rose by 29.48 percent, to reach 29,160 transactions as compared to 22,521 transactions.
Market cap rose by 0.67 percent to reach QR572.35bn as compared to QR568.53bn at the end of previous week.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded value last week with 65.46 percent of the total traded value. Industries sector accounted for 13.67 percent. Consumer Goods and Services sector accounted for 6.77 percent and Real Estate sector accounted 4.97 percent.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded volume last week with 38.43 percent of the total traded volume. Industries sector accounted for 29.15 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 16.62 percent and Consumer Goods and Services sector accounted 6.53 percent.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded number of transactions last week with 45.02 percent of the total number of transactions. Industries sector accounted for 21.64 percent. Consumer Goods and Services sector accounted for 9.07 percent and Telecoms sector accounted for 8.40 percent.
From the 46 companies 30 ended last week higher, while 12 fell and four remained unchanged.
Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB) led trading value during last week accounted for 23.71 percent of the total trading value. QNB accounted for 19.75 percent and Commercial Bank accounted for 6.64 percent.
When compared on daily basis, the QSE index gained 85.97 points, or 0.84 percent, yesterday compared to Wednesday’s closing.
The volume of shares traded increased to 66.11 million from 64.82 million on Wednesday and the value of shares increased to QR245.67m from QR204.82m on Wednesday.
Source from: The Peninsula