Qatar Stock Exchange Up 0.05%

Doha, October 24 (QNA) – The Qatar Exchange in the green area Wednesday adding 4.34 points (or 0.05%) to advance to 8,516.31 points from 8,511.97 Tuesday.  The volume of the shares traded was up to 2,674,319 from 2,540,716 on Tuesday and the value of shares increased to QR125,835,918.62 from QR118,565,354.44 Tuesday.
Among the top gainers were Qatar National Bank which was up 0.30% to QR135.00, Qatar Islamic Bank rose 0.65% to QR77.10, International Islamic Bank gained 0.39% to QR52.10 and  Qatar Insurance up by 0.43% to QR69.50.
The Banking and Financial sector index was up 3.60 points while Consumer Goods and Services sector index gained 14.27 points. The industrial sector was dropped 5.97  points while insurance sector added 6.10 points.(QNA)