The Qatar stock exchange (QSE) ended Wednesday in the red, for the fifth session in a row, dragged down by a five-sector drop.
The general index went down 0.88%, or 80.73 points, to 9,080.2 points.
The QSE’s liquidity increased to QAR 402.55 million on Wednesday from QAR 380.39 million on Tuesday, while the trading volume decreased to 6.7 million shares against 8.39 million in the previous session.
The industrial sector topped the QSE’s losers falling 1.36%, followed by a 0.64% drop in each of the banking and real estate sectors.
Meanwhile, the transportation sector headed the bourse’s gainers adding 1.67%, followed by the insurance sector with 0.26%.
By the end of Wednesday’s session, Qatar Gas Transport’s (Nakilat) stock, which advanced 3.88%, led the QSE in terms of trading volume with 1.3 million shares, while Qatar National Bank’s (QNB) stock, which retreated 0.36%, spearheaded the market in terms of liquidity with QAR 92.8 million.