Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) started Tuesday’s trading session in red territory, dragged by the drop of five sectors.
By 09:50 am Qatar time, the general index declined 0.26% to 9,774.83 points, losing 25 points.
Turnover amounted to QAR 5.4 million after 562,200 shares were traded through 208 transactions.
The real estate sector topped the QSE’s losers falling 1.11% as Ezdan Holding Group and Barwa Real Estate Development went down 1.59% and 0.69%, respectively.
Similarly, the banking sector levelled down 0.48% on the back of the heavyweight Qatar National Bank’s (QNB) 0.91% drop.
Meanwhile, the insurance sector headed the bourse’s gainers adding 0.89% as Qatar Insurance grew 1.34%, while the transportation sector inched up 0.09% as Qatar Gas Transport (Nakilat) rose 0.17%.
Ezdan Holding Group’s stock led the QSE in terms of liquidity with QAR 1.9 million, while Investment Holding Group’s stock headed the market in terms of trading volume with 238,700 shares.