The Qatar Stock Exchange (QES) opened Wednesday’s trading session on a positive note, encouraged by the banking sector.
By 9:51 am Qatar time, the benchmark index increased 11.2 points, or 0.12%, to 9,460.85 points.
The banks and financial services sector inched up 0.14%, while the real estate sector shed 0.2%.
Qatar Oman Investment’s stock rose 3.2%, whereas Aamal Company’s stock was the worst performer with a fall of 2.13%.
The QSE’s trading volume reached 298,400 shares exchanged with a turnover of QAR 7.11 million through 213 transactions.
Widam Food Company’s stock, that rose 1.07%, led the market in terms of trading value with a liquidity of about QAR 4 million, while Ezdan Holding Group’s stock, which fell 0.37%, was the most active in terms traded volume after 130,000 shares were exchanged.