Mubasher: The Qatar stock exchange (QSE) closed Wednesday in a negative territory, dragged down by the fall of three sectors.
The general index inched down 22.79 points, or 0.23%, to finish at 9,835.55 points.
The industrial sector topped the QSE’s decliners falling 0.23% as Gulf International Services went down 1.36%.
Similarly, the banking sector fell 0.19%, pressured by Qatar Oman Investments’ 1.31% drop.
Meanwhile, the real estate sector headed the bourse’s four gainers adding 1.25% as Ezdan Holding Group grew 2.74%.
By the end of the session, the heavyweight Qatar National Bank’s (QNB) stock, led the QSE in terms of liquidity with a turnover of QAR 38.5 million, while Qatar Gas Transport’s (Nakilat) stock, which advanced 0.64%, spearheaded the market in terms of trading volume with 1.8 million shares.