The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) started Monday’s trading session down, dragged by the drop of three sectors.
By 09:45 am Qatar time, the general index inched down 7.45 points, or 0.09%, to 8,849.45 points.
The bourse’s turnover amounted to QAR 7.4 million after 323,400 shares were exchanged through 236 transactions.
The goods and services sector topped the QSE’s losers falling 0.51% as Al Meera Consumer Goods Company declined 0.86%.
Similarly, the banking sector went down 0.31%, pressured by Al Ahli Bank and Qatar National Bank (QNB) which levelled down 1.26% and 0.32%, respectively.
On the flip side, the real estate sector topped the bourse’s four risers adding 0.85% after Ezdan Holding Group and Barwa Real Estate increased 1.26% and 0.32%, respectively.
The industrial sector grew 0.38%, boosted by Qatari Investors Group’s 3.21% jump.
Vodafone Qatar’ stock, which fell 2.20%, led the QSE in terms of trading volume with 138,490 shares, while Industries Qatar’s stock, which advanced 0.52%, topped the market in terms of liquidity with QAR 4.29 million.