Qatar Exchange index dropped 37.51 points (or 0.38%) this week when the bourse closed at 9,723.52 points here Thursday afternoon. The trading value of QR 1,061,108,544.99 this week is a decrease by 16.71% compared to QR 1,273,951,526.79 while the trading volume of 25,327,780 shares is a decrease by 17.89% compared to 30,846,927 shares last week. The 13,075 transactions is a drop by 9.04% compared to 14,375 transactions last week. The market capitalization of QR 528,494,991,179.27 this week is a decrease by 0.31% compared to QR 530,140,421,404.13 at the end of previous week. Banks and financial services led the traded value this week with 30.63% of the total traded value. Industries accounted for 23.31%. Consumer goods and services accounting for 16.13% and real estate accounted for 14.36%. Real estate led the traded volume this week with 25.87% of the total traded volume. Banks and financial services accounted for 25.71%. Industries accounted for 20.34%, and consumer goods and services accounted for 12.62%. Banks and financial services topped the number of transactions this week with 28.88% of the total transactions. Industries accounted for 22.78%. Real estate accounted for 15.89%, and consumer goods and services accounted for 14.25%. From the 42 listed companies 15 ended this week higher while 25 fell and two remained unchanged. Qatari Investors Group led the traded value this week with 10.11% of the total traded value followed by Barwa Real Estate with 7.68%, and Qatar National Bank accounted for 7.40%.