Posted on July 18, 2015

Qatar Exchange index gained 128.72 points (+1.08%) this week when the bourse closed Thursday afternoon at 12,009.54 points. Trading value during this week decreased by 27.29% to reach QR 720,376,575.54 compared to QR 990,769,976.25. Trading volume decreased by 15.42% to reach 17,711,935 shares, as against 20,941,539 shares, while the number of transactions fell by 3.86% to reach 11,493 transactions as compared to 11,954 transactions. Market capitalization rose by 0.70% to reach QR 636,557,515,340.33 as compared to QR 632,154,061,464.45 at the end of previous week. 

Real Estate sector led traded value this week with 32.58% of the total traded value. Banking and Financial Services sector accounted for 25.06%. Industries sector accounted for 24.57% and Telecoms sector accounted 5.90%. Real Estate sector led traded volume this week with 47.68% of the total traded volume. Industries sector accounted for 18.44%. Banking and Financial Services sector accounted for 15.54% and Telecoms sector accounted for 8.87%. 

Industries sector led traded number of transactions this week with 27.94% of the total number of transactions. Banking and Financial Services sector accounted for 26.92%. Real Estate sector accounted for 23.70% and Telecoms sector accounted for 8.14%. From the 43 listed companies 32 ended this week higher, while 10 fell and one unchanged. Barwa Real Estate led traded value during this week accounted for 16.76% of the total traded value. Ezdan Holding Group accounted for 12.36% and Gulf International Services accounted for 10.00%. 

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