Mubasher: The Qatar stock exchange (QSE) ended Thursday’s trading session in the green, after five straight losses, encouraged by the growth of two sectors, amid high liquidity.
The general index rose 0.19%, or 17.6 points, to 9,097 points.
The QSE’s liquidity surged to QAR 2.48 billion on Thursday from QAR 402.55 million on Wednesday, while trading volume went up to 32.16 million shares against 6.7 million in the previous session.
The banking sector topped the QSE’s risers adding 0.84%, followed by the transportation sector with 2.81%.
Meanwhile, the real estate sector headed the bourse’s five losers, falling 3.96%.
By the end of the session, Qatar National Bank’s (QNB) stock, led the QSE in terms of trading volume with 10.02 million shares, generating QAR 1.58 billion in liquidity.