Mubasher: The main index of the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) closed 0.67% or 36.69 points lower reaching 5,474.42 points on Thursday.
The industry sector shed 0.73% after Raysut Cement plunged 9.6%.
The financial sector decreased 0.47% as Al Madina Takaful and Al Madina Investment tumbled 3% and 2.9%, respectively.
On the other hand, the services sector rose 0.1% after Oman Education and Training Investment, Phoenix Power, and Omantel gained 3.57%, 0.76%, and 0.4%, respectively.
Traded volume rose to 12.69 million shares on Thursday against 12.25 million shares on Wednesday, whereas liquidity dropped to OMR 3.04 million from OMR 3.42 million.