DOHA: The Qatar Exchange down on Wednesday 179.80 points or 1.89 percent to 9,356.32 points from the previous closing of 9,536.12 points.
The volume of the shares fell to 7,400,375 from 7,592,512 on Tuesday and the value of shares increased to QR343,396,208.09 from QR241,746,374.82 Tuesday.
Among the top losers were Qatar National Bank whose share dropped 2.44 percent to QR163.90, Industries Qatar lost 1.25 percent to QR150.30, Commercial Bank of Qatar fell 0.75 percent to QR66.50 and Ooredoo down by 3.77 percent to QR132.80.
The Banking and Financial sector index was dropped 1.91 points while Consumer Goods and Services sector index lost 2.54 points.
The industrial sector was down 0.88 points while insurance sector up 1.00 points. (QNA)