Posted on July 02, 2015

Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index edged lower this week when the bourse closed Thursday at 12,121.08 points, down 12.15 points (-0.10%). The traded value of QR 1.317 Billion this week is a decrease by 13.80% compared with QR 1.528 Billion registered last week. The traded volume of 26,355,691 shares is a decrease by 25.09% compared with 35,185,230 shares last week, while the 14,007 transactions is a drop by 17.85% compared with 17,051 transactions. 

The market capitalization of QR 645.392 Billion is an increase by 0.47% compared to with QR 642.359 Billion at the end of previous week. Banks and financial services topped the traded value this week with 40.53% of the total traded value. Industries followed next with 21.55%, real estate 20.34%, and telecoms 7.84%. Real estate topped the traded volume this week with 35.44% of the total traded volume.

Banks and financial services followed next with 24.17%, industries 15.54%, and telecoms 11.02%. Banks and financial services topped the number of transactions this week with 26.17% of the total number of transactions. Industries followed next with 25.34%, real estate 21.55% and telecoms 13.54%. From the 43 QSE-listed companies, 14 ended this week higher, 24 fell and five remained unchanged. Qatar National Bank topped the traded value this week with 17.46% of the total traded value. Barwa Real Estate came next with 11.24% and Gulf International Services 7.83%.