Doha, September 13 (QNA) – Qatar Exchange index gained 95.99 points (1.13%) this week when the bourse closed at 8,563.19 points on Thursday. Trading value this week decreased by 30.69% to reach QR 2,107,965,155.75 compared to QR 3,041,298,567.32.
Trading volume decreased by 41.35% to reach 77,100,524 shares, as against 131,460,425 shares while the number of transactions rose by 0.78% when it reached 18,037 compared to 17,897 transactions the previous week.
The market capitalization rose by 0.46% to reach QR 472,452,021,207.91 as compared to QR 470,299,577,223.05 at the end of previous week.
Real Estate led the trading value this week accounting for 56.14% of the total traded value. Banks and financial services accounted for 20.29%. Consumer goods and services accounted for 9.13% and industries accounted for 7.18%.
Real Estate sector led the trading volume this week with for 67.76% of the total traded volume. Banks and financial services accounted for 13.98%. The consumer goods and services accounted for 6.11% and telecoms accounted for 5.08%.
Banks and financial services led the number of transactions traded during this week with 33.12% of the total transactions. Real Estate accounted for 21.16%. Consumer goods and services accounted for 16.37% and industries accounted for 11.96%.
From the 42 listed companies 26 ended this week higher while 14 fell and two remained unchanged.
Ezdan Real Estate led the traded value this week with 42.34% of the total traded value. Barwa Real Estate accounted for 11.22%. Qatar National Bank accounted for 3.82%. (QNA)