Qatar Exchange index jumps 542.82 points this week

September 04, 2014 - 2:42:03 pm

DOHA: Qatar Exchange index gained 542.82 points (4.04 percent), this week when the bourse closed Thursday at 13,985.98 points.

Trading value during this week decreased by 28.99 percent to reach QR 3,452,843,266.24 compared to QR 4,862,662,105.55.

Trading volume decreased by 14.94 percent to reach 68,567,539 shares, as against 80,612,848 shares, while the number of transactions fell by 20.90 percent, to reach 32,119 transactions as compared to 40,604 transactions.

Market capitalization rose by 3.22 percent to reach QR 742,617,992,090.59 as compared to QR 719,428,815,979.17 at the end of previous week.

Banks and Financial Services sector led trading value during this week, accounting for 49.75 percent of the total trading value, followed by Industrials sector, which accounted for 17.47 percent.

The Real Estate sector ranked third, accounting for 14.56 percent, and finally followed by Telecoms sector, which accounted for 7.17 percent.

Banks and Financial Services sector led trading volume during this week, accounting for 35.37 percent of the total trading volume, followed by Real Estate sector, which accounted for 31.36 percent.

The Telecoms sector ranked third, accounting for 11.14 percent, and finally followed by Industrials sector, which accounted for 8.95 percent.

Banks and Financial Services sector led trading number of transactions during this week, accounting for 40.53 percent of the total number of transactions, followed by Industrials sector, which accounted for 22.64 percent.

The Real Estate sector ranked third, accounting for 17.92 percent, and finally followed by Telecoms sector, which accounted for 7.09 percent.

31 companies of the 43 listed companies ended this week higher, while eight fell and four remained unchanged.

The Qatar National Bank led traded value this week accounting for 13.25 percent of the total traded value.

Masraf Al Rayan accounted for 10.53 percent. Industries Qatar accounted for 8.32 percent. (QNA)



 

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