Boursa Kuwait indices open Thursday mixed

Mubasher: The indices of Boursa Kuwait started Thursday’s trading session with a mixed performance; the benchmark price index levelled down 0.24% or 16.2 points to 6,761.22 points.

Meanwhile, both the weighted and Kuwait-15 indices gained 0.17% and 0.18%, respectively.

By 9:45am Kuwait time, the healthcare segment topped gainers with 4.25%.

Banks added 0.32% in line with the 1.64% rise of Gulf Bank of Kuwait (GBK).

Meanwhile, the industrial sector led decliners with 1.65%, dragged by Specialities Group which lost 4.7%.

Yiaco Medical was the top winner with a growth of 19.7%, while Ekttitab led losers with 6.6%.

Boursa Kuwait’s turnover amounted to KWD 2.5 million after 15 million shares were traded through 575 transactions.

GBK posted the highest liquidity of around KWD 559,130.

Ithmaar was the most active stock on which 4.08 million shares were exchanged. The stock added 1.54%.

Mubasher Contribution Time: 15-Feb-2018 07:07 (GMT)
Mubasher Last Update Time: 15-Feb-2018 07:07 (GMT)

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