Qatar stock index jumps 112.38 points

August 25, 2014 - 2:25:03 pm

DOHA: Spurred by industries and top banks' stocks, Qatar Exchange index jumped 112.38 points (8.2 percent) Sunday when the bourse closed trading at 13,865.89 points.

The trading value reached QR 965.48 million with a volume of 16,759,297 shares changing hands from 8,488 transactions today.

From the 43 listed companies, a majority from the 26 gainers advanced significantly.

Shares of six banks made gains from 3.72 percent to 0.25 percent while eight companies from industrial sector advance.

Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company was the only to lose slightly 0.21 percent.

Islamic Holding share jumped 4.01 percent, up QR 3.60 to close at QR 93.40 while Qatar International Islamic Bank share gained 3.72 percent, up QR 3.30 to close at QR 92.

From the real estate sector, Mazaya Qatar was up 4.07 percent when it closed at QR 24.82 with a fair trading volume of 2,418,771 shares.

Today 13 companies declined. Qatar Islamic Insurance was down -2.16 percent to QR 90.60. Four companies remained unchanged. (QNA)