Qatar Exchange index drops 227.29 points this week

May 01, 2014 - 2:56:41 pm

DOHA: Qatar Exchange index dropped 227.29 points or 1.75 percent this week when the bourse closed at 12,727.64 points Thursday afternoon.

The trading value of QR 5,100,291,233.51 is a decrease by 30.53 percent this week compared to QR 7,341,740,117.18 the previous week.  

The trading volume of 134,151,810 shares is a decrease by 36.97 percent compared with 212,836,667 shares last week.

The 54,785 transactions is a drop by 29.11 percent compared with 77,279 transactions last week.   

The market capitalization of QR 725,688,229,471.90 is a drop by 8.86 percent compared with QR 796,219,963,591.30 at the end of previous week.

Real estate led the traded value this week with 38.54 percent of the total traded value.

Banks and financial services accounted for 21.99 percent.

Industries accounted for 15.78 percent, and consumer goods and services accounted for 11.21 percent. 

Real estate led the traded volume this week with 51.11 percent of the total traded volume.

Banks and financial services accounted for 16.89 percent.

Consumer goods and services accounted for 8.44 percent, and industries accounted for 8.06 percent.    

Real estate topped the number of transactions this week, accounting for 32.17 percent of the total transactions.

Banks and financial services accounted for 21.99 percent.

Industries accounted for 19.63 percent, and consumer goods and services accounted for 11.51 percent.

From the 43 listed companies, 36 dropped, six ended this week higher while one remained unchanged.    

United Development Company led the traded value this week with 16.7 percent of the total traded value.

Barwa Real Estate accounted for 13.02 percent, while Industries Qatar accounted for 6.80 percent. (QNA)

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