DOHA: The Qatar Exchange ended in the red area when trading closed Monday at 12,144.19 points or 0.66 percent down 81.00 points from the previous closing of 12,225.19 points.
The volume of shares was up to 40,965,830 from Sunday 29,338,180 and the value of shares increased to QR1,198,054,851.99 from QR925,573,279.75 on Sunday.
Among the top losers were Islamic Insurance whose share down 3.86 percent to QR69.80, Barwa Real Estate lost 1.23 percent to QR36.25, Al Kaleej Takaful fell 4.21 percent to QR34.10 and National Leasing decreased by 2.73 percent to QR32.10.
The Banking and Financial sector index was down 0.81 percent points while Consumer Goods and Services sector index dropped 1.10 points.
The industrial sector was fell 1.16 points while insurance sector added 0.20 percent points. (QNA)