DOHA: The Qatar Exchange in the green area on Thursday adding 260.45 points or 2.30 percent advance to 11,607.03 points from 11,346.58 on Wednesday.
The volume of the shares traded fell to 17,243,520 from 26,605,741 on Wednesday and the value of shares decreased to QR992,575,798.63 from QR1,408,341,298.07 Wednesday.
Among the top gainers were Qatar National Bank which was up 3.19 percent to QR191.00, International Islamic Bank gained 4.08 percent to QR76.50, Qatar Insurance added 2.99 percent to QR65.40 and Masraf Al Rayan up by 3.76 percent to QR38.60.
The Banking and Financial sector index was added 3.12 points while Consumer Goods and Services sector index rose 3.92 points.
The industrial sector was gained 0.18 points while insurance sector up 1.64 points. (QNA)