Posted on November 03, 2016
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index lost 415.18 points (-4.00 percent) this week when the bourse closed Thursday afternoon at 9,955.99 points. Trading value during this week increased by 62.34 percent to reach QR 1,576,033,917.34 compared to QR 970,794,237.95.
 
Trading volume increased by 37.16 percent to reach 40,015,738 shares, as against 29,173,817 shares, while the number of transactions rose by 49.73 percent, to reach 18,183 transactions as compared to 12,144 transactions. Market capitalization fell by 3.98 percent to reach QR 536,317,896,486.53 as compared to QR 558,567,992,275.03 at the end of previous week. Industries sector led traded value this week with 34.23 percent of the total traded value. Consumer goods and services sector accounted for 24.06 percent. Banking and financial services sector accounted for 19.30 percent and real estate sector accounted for 8.87 percent.
 
The industrials sector led traded volume this week with 25.64 percent of the total traded volume. Banking and financial services sector accounted for 19.10 percent. Telecoms sector accounted for 17.49 percent and real estate sector accounted for 16.67 percent. Banking and financial services sector led traded number of transactions this week accounted for 23.64 percent of the total number of transactions. Real estate sector accounted for 21.95 percent. Industries sector accounted for 19.32 percent and consumer goods and Services sector accounted for 18.32 percent.
 
From the 44 listed companies three ended this week higher, while 39 fell and two unchanged. Qatari Investors Group led trading value during this week accounted for 24.55 percent of the total traded value. Medicare Group accounted for 12.95 percent and Widam Food Company accounted for 7.22 percent. 

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