Kuwait Stock Exchange failed to shake off red till closing Monday and ended the second day of trading with the XSTREAM system on a KSX 15 (Kuwait 15) drop of 7.72 points to 990.76 points, while the KSE price index also shed 13.78 to 6,432.28 points and the weighted index lost 2.81 to reach 416.19 points.
Trades came to 3,318 transactions by closing, worth KD 15,547,910.768, and with volume reaching 166,056,089 shares.
As for the sector indices, now 14 instead of the old eight, the board showed eight in red topped by the consumer services index (IXP) which shed 14.
98 points. There were another four indices in green topped by that of oil and gas which put on 22 points. The remaining investment instruments and utilities indices were unchanged.
Top share for the day was that of Metal and Recycling Co., biggest lost was suffered by the National Ranges Co. stock, and top traded for the day was stock of International Finance Co.