Qatar Stock Exchange’s (QSE) benchmark index lost 563.69 points, or 5.37 percent, last week when the bourse closed yesterday at 9,941.50 points.
Trading value during last week decreased by 14.42 percent to reach QR900.36m compared to QR1.05bn.
Trading volume decreased by 23.32 percent to reach 29.40 million shares, as against 38.34 million shares, while the number of transactions fell by 8.96 percent, to reach 22,024 transactions as compared to 24,192 transactions.
Market cap fell by 6.40 percent to reach QR565.64bn as compared to QR604.30bn at the end of previous week, reports QNA.
Banking and Financial Services sector led traded value last week with 42.56 percent of the total trading value. Industries sector accounted for 27.42 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 9.45 percent and Consumer Goods and Services sector accounted 8.16 percent.
Industries sector led traded volume last week with 35.87 percent of the total traded volume. Banking and Financial Services sector accounted for 20.19 percent. Telecoms sector accounted for 19.24 percent and Real Estate sector accounted 16.29 percent.
Industries sector led traded number of transactions last week with 38.14 percent of the total number of transactions. Banking and Financial Services sector accounted for 25.08 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 15.67 percent and Telecoms sector accounted for 9.83 percent.
From the 46 listed companies five ended last week higher, while 41 fell.
QNB led trading value during last week accounted for 23.43 percent of the total traded value. Industries Qatar accounted for 8.98 percent and Qatar Islamic Bank accounted 6.99 percent.
When compared on daily basis, the QSE index dropped 239.19 points, or 2.35 percent, compared to Wednesday’s closing. The volume of shares traded decreased to 8.79 million from 9.67 million on Wednesday and the value of shares also decreased to QR286.86m from QR306.79m on Wednesday.
Source from: The Peninsula