Qatar Exchange Gains 200.77 Points This Week
Qatar Exchange index gained 200.77 points (+1.72 percent) this week when the bourse closed Thursday at 11,899.63 points.
Trading value during this week decreased by 27.14 percent to reach QR 2,025,877,563.89 compared to QR 2,780,586,297.79. Trading volume decreased by 25.24 percent to reach 43,689,760 shares compared to 58,443,458 shares last week, while the number of transactions fell by 15.16 percent to reach 27,118 transactions compared to 31,964 transactions one week earlier.
Market capitalization rose by 1.73 percent to reach QR 648,789,367,954.06 compared to QR 637,735,586,905.47 at the end of the previous week.
Banking and financial services sector led traded value this week with 43.84 percent of the total traded value. Industries sector accounted for 22.09 percent. Real estate sector accounted for 16.93 percent and telecoms sector accounted for 6.19 percent.
Real estate sector led traded volume this week with 33.56 percent of the total traded volume. Banking and financial services sector accounted for 28.67 percent. Industries sector accounted for 15.22 percent and telecoms sector accounted 12.61 percent.
Banking and financial services sector led traded number of transactions this week with 36.96 percent of the total number of transactions. Industrials sector accounted for 22.66 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 18.41 percent and telecoms sector accounted for 10.51 percent.
From the 43 listed companies, 25 ended this week higher, 17 fell and one was unchanged.
The Islamic Group led traded value during this week accounting for 12.94 percent of the total traded value. QNB accounted for 11.31 percent and Industries Qatar accounted for 7.67 percent.
Source : Qatar News Agency