QSE Index Drops 1.14 Points at Start of Trading

The general index of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) slightly dropped 1.14 points, or 0.01 percent, at the beginning of trading on Tuesday, reaching 10,155 points, compared to yesterday’s closing.

QSE general index was weighed down by a decline in Banks and Financial Services by 0.04 percent and Consumer Goods and Services by 0.08 percent. However, the index saw a rise in Insurance by 0.73 percent; Real Estate by 0.22 percent; Telecoms by 0.12 percent; Transportation by 0.10 percent; and Industrials by 0.06 percent.

By 10:00 am, 16.738 million shares were traded in 2,255 transactions valued QR 68.962 million.

Source: Qatar News Agency