QSE ends Sunday in decline

Mubasher: The Qatar stock exchange (QSE) ended Sunday’s trading session in negative territory, coinciding with liquidity decline.

The general index inched down 2.53 points, or 0.03%, to finish the first session after the five-day Eid Al Adha holiday at 9,445.35 points.

The bourse’s liquidity decreased to QAR 97.06 million on Sunday from QAR 161.3 million on Thursday, 16 August, while the trading volume went down to 3.28 million shares against 5.55 million in the previous session.

The real estate sector topped the QSE’s decliners falling 1.95%, followed by the drop of the goods and transportation sectors with 1.38% and 0.50%, respectively.

On the other hand, the industrial sector headed the bourse’s gainers adding 0.49%, followed by the insurance and telecommunication sectors, which rose 0.5% and 0.51%, respectively.

By the end of the session, Ooredoo’s stock, which grew 0.09%, led the QSE in terms of liquidity with QAR 18.4 million, while Ezdan Holding Group’s stock led the market in terms of trading volume with 832,500 shares.

Mubasher Contribution Time: 26-Aug-2018 11:40 (GMT)
Mubasher Last Update Time: 26-Aug-2018 11:44 (GMT)