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Despite a small loss, QSE remains above 12,800 points

The Qatar Stock Exchange witnessed a sharp turn on Thursday as it fell more than 8 points in the first half, but overall settled above the 12,800 level.
Despite a significant increase in net purchases by foreign institutions, the 20-share Qatar index fell 0.06% to 12,808.93 points, recovering from the daytime low of 12,794 points.
Gulf agencies are getting more and more attention to net purchases in the market, with a year-to-date profit of 10.18%.
Net sales of domestic institutions weakened significantly on the stock exchanges, where capital was down more than 1 billion QR or 0.14% to 73.116 billion QR, mainly due to the small cap segment.
Local retail investors are increasingly entering the market for net sales, with consumer goods and the industrial sector together accounting for more than 66% of trading volume.
Arab private investors turned bearish on the stock exchange, with a total of 524,854 exchange-traded funds (sponsored by Masraf AlRayan and Doha Bank) worth 4.71 million QR in 56 transactions.
Foreign individuals have also been seen to make net profits in markets that have not seen government bond transactions.
Total trading volume shrank as the volume of stock exchanges that did not see Treasury invoices traded increased.
The total return index fell 0.06% to 25,356.04 points, the all-share index fell 0.23% to 4,014.43 points, and the Arrayan Islamic index (price) rose 0.13% to 2,837.12 points.
The real estate sector index lost 0.76%, banks and financial services (0.38%), transportation (0.29%), insurance (0.24%) and industry (0.08%). Meanwhile, telecommunications increased 0.96% and consumer goods and services increased 0.33%.
Major losers in major markets include Qatar Industrial Manufacturing, Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance, Doha Bank, Commercial Bank, Miraha, Mannai Corporation, Qatar National Cement and Kamco.
In the venture market, the stock price of Mekdam Holding fell.
Nevertheless, more than 53% of the components traded in major markets have expanded profits, Qatar Oman Investment, Qatar Islamic Insurance, Salam International Investment, Investment Holding Group, Almira, Arijala Holding, Imma Holding, Ooredoo. , Contains Nakirat. Al Faleh Educational Holding has acquired shares on the Junior Stock Exchange.
Qatar’s individuals had a net buyer of 17.42 million QR on February 9, while a net seller turned to 180.93 million QR.
Arab individuals were net sellers in the range of 6.65 million QR, compared to 5.73 million QR for net buyers the day before.
Foreigners turned their net profit to QR2.11 million, while net buyers on Wednesday were QR8.31 million.
Individuals in the Gulf countries had a net sale of QR0.33 million, compared to a net buyer of QR2.43 million on February 9.
However, the net purchase amount of foreign funds increased significantly to 177.38 million QR compared to 23.59 million QR the day before.
The net purchase of the Gulf Agency was significantly strengthened to 20.57 million QR compared to 11.1 million QR on Wednesday.
Net purchases by Arab financial institutions rose slightly to 0.44 million QR compared to 0.28 million QR on February 9.
The recording of net income of domestic funds was significantly weakened to 8.36 million QR from 68.86 million QR on the previous day.
Total trading volume in key markets was up 12% to 304.67 million shares, value was down 16% to 904.12 million QR, and trading was up 9% to 18,089.
Trading volume in the telecommunications sector more than doubled to 10.34 million shares, trading value nearly tripled to 50.51 million QR, and trading increased 61% to 1,582.
Trading volumes in the consumer goods and services sector more than doubled to 129.75 million shares, value increased 71% to 150.99 million QR, and trading increased 21% to 2,352.
In the transport sector, trading volume increased 37% to 11.22 million shares, 56% QR65.52 million and trading increased 37% to 1,726 shares.
The banking and financial services sector’s trading volume increased 19% to 54.62 million shares and its value increased 8% to 301.34 million QR. On the other hand, transactions decreased by 17% to 6,096.
However, trading volume in the industrial sector was down 39% to 72.58 million shares, up 53% to 287.97 million QR, and trading volume was down 29% to 4,935 shares.
Trading volume in the real estate sector plummeted 16% to 22.77 million shares, with a value of 7% to 15.64 million QR, while trading increased 13% to 1,052.
The insurance sector’s trading volume increased 15% to 3.38 million shares, with 346 transactions down 19%, but up 13% to 15.64 million QR.
In the venture market, trading volume decreased by 24.49% to 740,000 shares, value decreased by 22.69% to 6.44 million QR, and trading decreased by 36.53% to 205.

http://www.gulf-times.com/story/709645/QSE-remains-above-12-800-points-despite-marginal-l Despite a small loss, QSE remains above 12,800 points

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