Doha: Qatar Exchange’s main index gained 185.14 points (1.92 percent) last week when the bourse closed trading at 9,837.49 points yesterday afternoon.
The trading value of QR1.45bn is a decrease by 3.33 percent compared to QR1.5bn registered the previous week. The trading volume of 34.9 million shares is an increase by 2.06 percent compared to 34.2 million shares the previous week, while 15,267 transactions are an increase by 0.21 percent compared to 15,235 the previous week.
The market capitalisation of QR533.1bn last week is an increase by 2.03 percent compared to QR522.48bn at the end of previous week.
The industrial sector led the trading value last week with 23.27 percent of the total, followed by the banking and financial services sector (23.22 percent), the real estate sector (22.32 percent) and the consumer goods and services sector (16.66 percent).
The real estate sector led the trading volume last week with 42.07 percent of the total, followed by the banking and financial services sector (17.96 percent), the consumer goods and services sector (14.43 percent) and the industrial sector (10.34 percent).
The banking and financial services sector topped the number of transactions with 25.96 percent of the total, followed by the industrial sector (22.64 percent), real estate (20.88 percent) and the consumer goods and services (14.03 percent).
Of the 42 companies listed, 29 ended higher last week while 11 fell and two remained unchanged. Industries Qatar led trading value last week with 15.45 percent of the total, followed by UDC (14.79 percent) and Medicare Group (10.18 percent).
Yesterday, Qatar Exchange ended in the green rising 80.38 points or 0.82 percent to 9,837.49. QNB shares gained 2.09 percent to QR166, Nakilat added 0.74 percent to QR19.15, UDC rose 1.01 percent to QR22 and IQ was up 1.92 percent to QR159.50.