DOHA: Qatar Stock Exchange’s (QSE) benchmark index gained 43.88 points, or 0.43 percent, last week when the bourse closed yesterday at 10,189.56 points.
Trading value during last week decreased by 18.10 percent to reach QR1.39bn compared to QR1.70bn.
Trading volume increased by 4.66 percent to reach 63.97 million shares, as against 61.12 million shares, while the number of transactions fell by 5.49 percent, to reach 29,533 transactions as compared to 31,248 transactions.
Market cap fell by 0.13 percent to reach QR566.91bn as compared to QR567.63bn at the end of previous week, reports QNA.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded value last week with 31.26 percent of the total traded value. Industries sector accounted for 22.18 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 15.24 percent and Consumer Goods and Services sector accounted 12.89 percent.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded volume last week with 32.02 percent of the total traded volume. Real Estate sector accounted for 25.54 percent. Industries sector accounted for 22.94 percent and Transportation sector accounted 7.20 percent.
Industries sector led traded number of transactions last week with 30.23 percent of the total number of transactions. Banking and Financial Services sector accounted for 24.75 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 21.77 percent and Telecoms sector accounted for 7.11 percent.
From the 46 listed companies 24 ended last week higher, while 22 fell.
Qatar Fuel led trading value during last week accounting for 8.06 percent of the total traded value. United Development accounted for 7.11 percent and QNB accounted for 6.65 percent.
When compared on daily basis, the QSE index gained 27.99 points, or 0.28 percent, when the bourse closed trading at 10,189.56 points yesterday compared to Wednesday’s closing.
The volume of shares traded decreased to 9.64 million from 10.83 million on Wednesday and the value of shares decreased to QR238.50m from QR244.74m on Wednesday.
From the 49 companies listed on QSE, shares of 44 saw trading yesterday. From these, 22 companies gained, 17 closed lower and remained six companies unchanged.
Source from: The Peninsula