DOHA: Qatar Exchange pursued its upswing trend on Thursday adding 158.80 points 1.42 percent to advance to 11,338.41 points from 11,179.61 on Wednesday.
The volume of the shares traded up to 8,757,433 from 8,669,196 on Wednesday and the value of shares increased to QR605,318,483.77 from QR470,535,280.37 Wednesday.
Among the top gainers were Qatar National Bank which was up 1.57 percent to QR188.00, Commercial Bank of Qatar gained 0.13 percent to QR74.20, Industries Qatar added 1.68 percent to QR181.40 and Qatar Islamic Bank up by 0.80 percent to QR75.60.
The Banking and Financial sector index was added 0.83 points while Consumer Goods and Services sector index up 0.25 points.
The industrial sector was gained 1.43 points while insurance sector rose 0.42 points. (QNA)