Qatari stock market down 0.66pc

August 17, 2014 - 4:31:53 pm

DOHA: The Qatari stock market saw a decline of 88.96 points, equivalent to 0.66 percent, on its Sunday session. The index currently stands at 13,416.3 points.

Some 22.5 million shares were traded in today's session, worth QR764.6 million. The banking and financial services lost 0.64 percent or 20 points. the total dealings were worth QR 173 million. Industries were down 0.17 percent on dealings worth QR254 million. The insurance, real estate, telecommunication and transportation sectors were all down; by 0.22 percent, 0.8 percent, 1.31 percent and 0.87 percent respectively.

The biggest gainer on Sunday was Islamic Holding Group, going up by 3.85 percent to QR89. The biggest drop was registered in Mesaieed, which lost 7.8 percent to drop to QR34.85. (QNA)