Bahrain Bourse (BHB) closed Tuesday’s trading in red for the second day in a row, hit by the investment and banking sectors, amid higher trading activity
The general index fell by 0.79% or 9.21 points to 1163.13 points.
A total of 1.701 million shares were traded at BHD 569.31 million today, compared to 1.198 million shares at BHD 88.08 million yesterday.
The investment sector topped losers as it fell 2.67%, pressured by Arab Banking Corporation which declined by 9.38%.
The banking sector went down 0.42%, affected by a 2.99% loss inflected upon National Bank of Bahrain dropping.
Meanwhile, the services sector rose by 0.76%, supported by Bahrain Cinema after ending 6.36% higher.