Qatar Exchange Index drops 525.10 points this week

June 19, 2014 - 6:49:06 pm

DOHA: Qatar Exchange index lost 525.10 points (4.05 percent) this week when it closed trading at 12,453.76 points Thursday afternoon.

Trading value QR 3,150,311,424.60 during this week decrease by 22.08 percent to QR 4,043,021,173.27. The trading volume decreased by 33.29 percent to reach 66,687,395 shares as against 99,971,954 shares. The number of transactions rose by 1.03 percent, to reach 46,935 transactions as compared to 46,458 transactions.

The market capitalization fell by 3.34 percent to reach QR 681,578,355,544.47 as compared to QR 705,094,849,620.53 at the end of previous week.

Banks and Financial Services sector led traded value this week with 39.11 percent of the total traded value. Industries sector accounted for 19.00 percent. The Real Estate accounted for 16.92 percent and Telecoms sector accounted for 8.87 percent.

Banks and Financial Services sector led traded volume this week with 29.7 percent of the total traded volume. Real Estate sector  accounted for 29.59 percent. Telecoms sector accounted 13.11 percent and Industries sector accounted for 11.07 percent.

Banks and Financial Services sector led traded number of transactions this week with 33.68 percent of the total number of transactions. Industries sector accounted for 21.87 percent. Real Estate sector accounted for 19.34 percent and Consumer Goods and Services sector accounted for 8.76 percent.

From the 43 listed companies, 11 ended this week higher, 31 fell and one unchanged.

Masraf Al Rayan topped the traded value this week with 15.89 percent of the total traded value. Qatar National Bank (QNB) accounted for 9.62 percent. Barwa Real Estate accounted for 8.42 percent. (QNA)

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