DOHA: Qatar Exchange index lost 43.08 points (-0.35 percent) to finish the first day of week at 12,333.54 points compared to 12,376.62 points registered on Thursday.
The total traded value reached QR 361,222,394.79 from 4,431 transactions with a volume of 6,801,230 shares.
From the 43 listed companies, 19 made gains today, 17 went down and six remained unchanged.
Qatari individual investors traded shares of 41 companies while buying a volume of 3,515,956 shares for a value of QR 168,230,451.46 or 46.57 percent.
Qatari individual investors traded shares of 40 companies while selling a volume of 3,998.025 shares for a value of QR 203,817,095.52 or 56.42 percent.
Qatari institutions traded shares of 32 companies while buying a volume of 1,288,813 shares for a value of QR 86,490,924.76 or 23.94 percent.
Qatari institutions traded shares of 25 companies while selling a volume of 946,005 shares for a value of 58,377,271.34 or 16.16 percent.
Banking and financial companies' traded a volume of 1,589,827 shares today for a value of QR 102,962,083.99 from 1,105 transactions.
Four banks noted gains today. Qatar Islamic Bank (+0.30, QR9.30), Commercial Bank of Qatar (+0.40, QR 65.40), International Islamic Bank (+0.40, QR 82.80) and Al khaliji Commercial Bank (+0.39, QR 22.10).
Qatar National Bank was among the losers, dropping -2.30 percent to close at QR173.90 from Thursday afternoon's closing at QR 178. Doha Bank and Al Ahli Bank remained unchanged.
In the industrial sector, National Cement Company topped gainers today, up a strong +4.60 percent to QR 138.80 from Thursday's 132.70. (QNA)