The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) started Wednesday’s trading in the green, encouraged by the growth of five sectors led.
By 10:05 am Qatar time, the general index inched up 0.20% to 9,196.94 points, adding 17.32 points.
Turnover amounted to QAR 75.9 million after 1.8 million shares traded through 946 transactions.
The goods and services sector topped the QSE’s gainers adding 1.31% after Medicare Group surged 6.88%.
The industrial sector rose 0.7% as Qatar Electricity and Water Company increased 1.66%.
Similarly, the banking sector levelled up 0.19% on the back of Qatar National Bank’s 0.96 hike, shrugging off Masraf Al Rayan’s 2.52% drop.
Meanwhile, the transportation sector topped losers with 1.58% as Qatar Navigation and Qatar Gas Transport decreased 2.05% and 1.58%, respectively.
The insurance sector fell 1.01%, dragged by Qatar Insurance which fell 1.39%.
Qatar First Bank, which advanced 1.81%, spearheaded the QSE’s trading volume with 350,900 shares, while Medicare Group, which levelled up 5.75%, led the market in terms of liquidity with QAR 20.2 million.