QSE Index Rises 32.43 Points at Start of Trading

Doha: The general index of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) rose 32.43 points, or 0.34%, at the beginning of trading on Wednesday, reaching 9,664 points, compared to yesterday’s closing.

The QSE general index was supported by a rise in five sectors: Telecoms by 0.73%; Consumer Goods and Services sectors by 0.60%; Banks and Financial Services by 0.53%; Industrials by 0.23%; and Insurance by 0.16%. On the other hand, the index saw a decline in Real Estate by 0.08%; and Transportations by 0.37%.

At 10:00 am, QSE registered trading of 34.029 million shares in 2,709 transactions valued QR 74.693 million.

Source: Qatar News Agency