DOHA: Qatar Stock Exchange’s (QSE) benchmark index gained 50.36 points, or 0.48 percent, last week when the bourse closed yesterday at 10,512.06 points.
Trading value during last week increased by 46.79 percent to reach QR1.94bn compared to QR1.32bn.
Trading volume decreased by 0.82 percent to reach 638.88 million shares, as against 644.19 million shares, while the number of transactions rose by 4 percent, to reach 37,273 transactions as compared to 35,839 transactions.
Market cap rose by 0.80 percent to reach QR583.22bn as compared to QR578.60bn at the end of previous week, reports QNA.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded value last week with 39.93 percent of the total traded value. Industries sector accounted for 23.56 percent. Transportation sector accounted for 12.50 percent and Real Estate sector accounted for 7.94 percent.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded volume last week with 34.27 percent of the total traded volume. Industries sector accounted for 25.21 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 21.57 percent and Transportation sector accounted 9.33 percent.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded number of transactions last week with 29.46 percent of the total number of transactions. Industries sector accounted for 25.93 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 15.42 percent and Telecoms sector accounted for 11.96 percent.
From the 46 listed companies 15 ended last week higher, while 27 fell and four remained unchanged.
QNB led trading value during last week accounted for 20.56 percent of the total traded value. Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company accounted for 8.68 percent and Qatar Navigation accounted for 8.54 percent.
When compared on daily basis the QSE index dropped 27.53 points, or 0.26 percent, compared to Wednesday’s closing.
The volume of shares traded increased to 192.27 million yesterday from 107.17 million on Wednesday and the value of shares increased to QR850.30m from QR301.76m on Wednesday.
Source from: The Peninsula