Qatar Exchange index gained 139.29 points (+1.02%) this week when the bourse closed Thursday at 13,729.78 points. Trading value during this week increased by 35.51% to reach QR 3,983,189,590.52 compared to QR 2,939,407,237.87.
Trading volume increased by 10.45% to reach 66,373,513 shares, as against 60,095,152 shares. The number of transactions rose by 33.88%, to reach 40,576 transactions as compared to 30,307 transactions. Market capitalization rose by 1.17% to reach QR 742,415,526,055.23 as compared to QR 733,837,032,951.39 at the end of previous week. Banking and financial services sector led traded value this week with 28.25% of the total traded value. Real estate sector accounted for 24.54%. Industries sector accounted for 19.87% and consumer goods and services sector accounted for 12.72%.
Real estate sector led traded volume this week with 42.73% of the total traded volume. Banks and financial services sector, accounted for 17.64%. Industries sector accounted for 10.20% and telecoms sector accounted 9.91%. Banking and financial services sector led traded number of transactions this week with 30.03% of the total number of transactions. Industries sector accounted for 26.51%. Real estate sector accounted for 20.91% and consumer goods and Services sector accounted for 9.10%.
From the 43 listed companies 28 ended this week higher, while 15 fell. Barwa Real Estate led traded value this week accounted for 16.22% of the total traded value. QNB accounted for 10.72% and Gulf International Services accounted for 9.57%.