Mubasher: The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) started Wednesday’s trading session in negative territory, dragged by the drop of four sectors.
By 10:10 am Qatar time, the general index declined 0.67% to 9,792.35 points, shedding 65.99 points.
The bourse’s turnover amounted to QAR 37.08 million after 894,690 shares traded through 524 transactions.
The banking sector topped the QSE’s decliners falling 1.16% after the heavyweight Qatar National Bank (QNB) dropped 1.42%.
Similarly, the industrial sector went down 0.12% as Gulf International Services retreated 1.08%.
On the other hand, the real estate sector headed the bourse’s three gainers adding 0.89% as Ezdan Holding Group and Mazaya Qatar Real Estate Development grew 2.32% and 0.14%, respectively.
Ezdan Holding Group’s stock led the QSE in terms of trading volume with 299,500 shares, while Al Meera Consumer Goods Company’s stock, which levelled down 1.9%, topped the market in terms of liquidity with QAR 7.2 million.