Qatari bourse closes 1.28pc lower; market cap declines by QR5.16bn

 01 Sep 2015 - 16:42

Qatari bourse closes 1.28pc lower; market cap declines by QR5.16bn

 

DOHA: Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index dropped 148.47 points, or 1.28 percent, on Tuesday when it closed at 11,415.09 points.

The market capitalization declined by QR5.16bn to QR602.91bn from QR608.07bn registered Monday.

The daily turnover declined to QR 407.66m with a volume of 9,172,013 shares from 5,417 transactions from QR981.56m with a volume of 25,735,651 shares from 7,039 transactions.

Indices of all sectors ended the day in the red with telecoms index dropping the most by 3.69 percent to 928.4 points, reports QNA.

From the 43 companies listed on QSE shares of 41 exchanged hands today. From these, 31 dropped, nine gained and one remained unchanged.

The Peninsula