Mubasher: The Qatar stock exchange (QSE) ended Tuesday's trading session in the positive territory, marking the second session og gains in a row, supported by the increase of six sectors.
The general index rose 41.5 points, or 0.42%, to finish at 9,931.07 points.
The bourse’s liquidity fell to QAR 187.9 million on Tuesday from QAR 200.7 million on Monday, while trading volume decreased to 5.2 million shares against 5.9 million in the previous session.
The banking sector topped the QSE's gainers adding 0.55% after Masraf Al Rayan grew 1.74%.
Similarly, the goods and services sector levelled up 0.38% on the back of Widam Food Company's 2.36% increase, while the industrial sector added 0.26% as Qatari Investors Group rose 1.71%.
On the flipside, the insurance sector was the bourse's only decliner falling 0.43%, weighed by Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance, which retreated 2%.
By the end of the session, Qatar National Bank's (QNB) stock, which advanced 0.34%, led the QSE in terms of liquidity with QAR 39.2 million, while Qatar Gas Transport's (Nakilat) stock, which increased 0.23%, led the market in terms of trading volume with 1 million shares exchanged.