Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) started Tuesday’s trading session in green territory, encouraged by the growth of six sectors.
By 10:00 am Qatar time, the general index grew 0.52% to 9853.69 points, adding 51.06 points.
The bourse's turnover amounted to QAR 28.4 million after 979,000 shares were traded through 635 transactions.
The real estate sector topped the QSE’s risers adding 1.19% on the back of Ezdan Holding Group’s 2.61% jump.
Similarly, the industrial sector grew 0.63% as Qatari Investors Group levelled up 1.96%, while the banking sector went up 0.38% after the heavyweight Qatar National Bank (QNB) added 0.56%.
On the flipside, the goods and services sector was the bourse’s only decliner losing 0.04% as Salam International Investment Limited and Qatar Fuel (Nakilat) shed 1.55% and 0.15%, respectively.
QNB’s stock led the QSE in terms of liquidity with QAR 5.5 million, and Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding’s stock, which advanced 0.95%, topped the market in terms of trading volume with 171,300 shares.