Qatar Exchange gained 70.50 points (or 0.84%) this week when trading closed at 8,486.96 points Thursday afternoon.
The trading value increased by 229.29% to reach QR 3,714,348,294.85 during this week compared to QR 1,127,996,962.02. The trading volume increased by 496.01% to reach 166,215,632 shares compared to 27,888,188 shares while the number of transactions fell by 5.97%, to reach 15,211 transactions as compared to 16,177 transactions last week.
The market capitalization rose by 0.59% to reach QR 463,368,063,832.09 as compared to QR 460,654,895,299.70 at the end of previous week.
Real estate led the traded value this week with 79.41% of the total traded value. Banks and financial services accounted for 7.96%. Industries accounted for 4.74% and consumer goods and services accounted for 3.26%.
Real estate led the trading volume this week with 89.03% of the total traded volume. Banks and financial services accounted for 4.30%. Industries accounted for 2.39% and consumer goods and services accounted for 1.30%.
Banks and financial services led the number of transactions traded during this week with 31.25% of the total number of transactions. Industries accounted for 16.94%. Consumer goods and services accounted for 14.61% and real estate accounted for 14.55%.
From the 42 listed companies 26 ended this week higher while 15 fell and one remained unchanged.
Ezdan Real Estate led traded value this week with 76.11% of the total traded value. Industries Qatar accounted for 2.07% and the Islamic Group accounted for 1.85%