Qatar Exchange pursued its upswing trend on Wednesday adding 26.52 points (0.27%) to advance to 9,833.10 points from 9,806.58 on Tuesday. The volume of the shares traded fell to 5,917,049 from 8,916,057 on Tuesday and the value of shares decreased to QR258,647,075.01 from QR351,233,378.42 Tuesday. Among the top gainers were Qatar National Bank which was up 0.17% to QR175.00 , Commercial Bank of Qatar gained 0.15% to QR69.00, Qatar Islamic Bank gained 0.59% to QR68.50 and Electricity and Water up by 0.44% to QR159.30. The Banking and Financial sector index was added 0.17 points while Consumer Goods and Services sector index down 0.83 points. The industrial sector was dropped 0.03 points while insurance sector lost 0.04 points.