Mubasher: The indices of Boursa Kuwait opened Tuesday’s trading session on a massive drop, after the Premier Market index inched down 8.24 points, or 0.16, reaching 5,216.62 points, while the Main Market and the All-Share Market indices edged down 0.26% and 0.19%, respectively.
By 9:40 am Kuwait time, Boursa Kuwait’s trading volume reached 9.05 million shares exchanged at a turnover of KWD 2.57 million through 704 transactions.
The oil and gas sector decreased by 1.27%, followed by the industrial and banking segments with 0.18%, and 0.16%, respectively.
On the other hand, the real estate sector rose 0.02%.
Mezzan Holding Co’s stock was the worst performer with 3.09%, whereas Kuwait International Bank’s (KIB) stock inched up 0.41%.
In the meantime, Kuwait Finance House’s (KFH) stock, down 0.52%, led the bourse in terms of traded volume after 1.8 million shares were exchanged, with a turnover of KWD 1.06 million.