Mubasher: The Qatar stock exchange (QSE) closed Tuesday’s trading session in positive territory, encouraged by the growth of five sectors.
The general index inched up 0.03%, or 2.31 points, to finish the mid-week session at 8,958 points.
The QSE’s liquidity increased to QAR 215.54 million on Tuesday from QAR 213.87 million on Monday, while the trading volume decreased to 6.99 million shares against 7.90 million in the previous session.
The real estate sector topped the QSE’s risers adding 1.64% as Barwa Real Estate Development grew 0.43%, while the banking sector levelled up 0.35% after Al Khalij Commercial Bank went up 0.92%.
Meanwhile, the industrial sector topped the bourse’s decliners falling 0.67% as Aamal went down 2.09%, followed by the telecommunication sector, which inched down 0.02% due to Ooredoo’s 0.30% drop.
Qatar Gas Transport’s stock, which rose 0.55%, led the QSE in terms of trading volume with 898,300 shares, while Industries Qatar’s stock, which retreated 1.33%, headed the market in terms of liquidity with QAR 29.39 million.