Qatar stock index gains 193.59 points; market cap up by QR10.2bn
10 Sep 2015 - 15:26
DOHA: Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index gained 193.59 points, or 1.66 percent, on Thursday when it closed at 11,853.42 points.
The market capitalization increased by QR10.2bn to QR623.78bn from QR 613.58bn registered Wednesday.
The daily turnover jumped to QR667.852m with a volume of 14,947,703 shares from 7,444 transactions compared with QR553.382m with a volume of 14,028,692 shares from 7,725 transactions on Wednesday, reports QNA.
Indices of all sectors ended in the green, barring insurance which dropped -0.13% to 4,659.74 points.
Telecom index made good gains for the second consecutive day, up 3.37 percent to 1,011.76 points. Banks and financial services gained 2.17 percent to 3,222.88 points.
From the 43 companies listed on QSE shares of 40 exchanged hands today. From these, 26 gained, 11 dropped and three remained unchanged.