DOHA: The main index of Qatar Exchange gained 143.35 points (1.11 percent) last week with trading closing at 13,104.75 points yesterday. The trading value of QR4.95bn was an increase by 0.71 percent compared to QR4.91bn the previous week.
The trading volume of over 111 million shares decreased by 12.16 percent compared to over 127 million shares the previous week, while 51,758 transactions was a drop by 1.66 percent compared to 52,631 transactions the week before.
The market capitalisation stood at QR734.34bn, an increase by 0.33 percent compared to QR731.89bn the week before.
The banking and financial services sector led the traded value last week accounting for 32.2 percent of the total. Industries accounted for 21.32 percent. Real estate accounted for 15.32 percent, and consumer goods and services accounted for 13.35 percent.
The banking and financial services sector led the traded volume last week accounting for 25.45 percent of the total. Real estate accounted for 22.65 percent. Telecoms accounted for 16.08 percent, and industries accounted for 14.84 percent.
The banking and financial services sector topped the number of transactions last week accounting for 25.64 percent of the total. Industries accounted for 25.51 percent. Real estate accounted for 18.49 percent, and consumer goods and services accounted for 13.01 percent.
Of the 43 companies listed, 23 ended higher last week while 18 fell and two remained unchanged. Masraf Al Rayan led traded value last week with 9.22 percent of the total, followed by Qatar Fuel (8.67 percent) and Vodafone Qatar (6.49 percent).