The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) started Sunday’s trading session in red territory, pressured by the fall of three sectors.
By 10:00 am Qatar time, the general index inched down 0.13% to 10,180.14 points, losing 12.87 points.
Turnover amounted to QAR 13.9 million after 748,900 shares were traded through 371 transactions.
The banking sector topped the QSE’s decliners falling 0.17% as Qatar First Bank (QFB) plunged 1.26%, while the industrial sector inched down 0.08% on the back of Salam International Investment Limited’s (SIIS) 1.80% drop.
On the other hand, the transportation sector headed the bourse’s four gainers adding 0.42% as Qatar Gas Transport (Nakilat) and Qatar Navigation (Milaha) rose 0.79% and 0.08%, respectively.
Mazaya Qatar Real Estate’s stock, which grew 2.8%, led the QSE in terms of trading volume with 267,400 shares, while Ooredoo’s stock, which advanced 1.02%, spearheaded the market in terms of liquidity with QAR 2.2 million.