Qatar Exchange index gains 222.82 points this week
August 22, 2013 - 2:41:33 pm
DOHA: Qatar Exchange index gained 222.82 points or 2.25 percent during this week when the bourse to closed Thursday afternoon at 10,109.5 points.
Trading value during this week increased by 101.03 percent to reach QR 1,810,846,787.64 compared to QR 900,766,621.54.
Trading volume increased by 144.54 percent to reach 48,320,283 shares, as against 19,759,634 shares, while the number of transactions rose by 98.97 percent, to reach 21,917 transactions as compared to 11,015 transactions.
Market capitalization rose by 1.67 percent to reach QR 550,484,662,090.55 as compared to QR 541,427,300,227.56 at the end of previous week.
Banks and financial services sector led trading value during this week accounting for 33.15 percent of the total trading value. Industries accounted for 17.75 percent.
Transportation accounted for 17.61 percent and real estate accounted for 11.03 percent.
Banks and financial services sector led the traded volume this week with 29.15 percent of the total traded volume.
Real estate accounted for 20.70 percent, transportation accounted for 20.02 percent and industries accounted for 12.96 percent.
Banks and financial services led number of transactions traded this week with 28.84 percent of the total number of transactions. Industries accounted for 19.82 percent.
Transportation accounted for 17.72 percent and real estate accounted for 13.72 percent.
From the 42 listed companies 28 ended this week higher while 10 fell and four were unchanged.
Qatar Navigation led the traded value this week with 8.74 percent of the total traded value.
Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat)accounted for 8.67 percent.
Industries Qatar accounted for 8.12 percent. (QNA)