Doha, October 18 (QNA) – The Qatar Exchange in the green area Thursday adding 6.01 points (or 0.07%) to advance to 8,542.14 points from 8,536.13 Wednesday. The volume of the shares traded up to 6,413,241 from 4,769,451 on Wednesday and the value of shares increased to QR218,331,175.11 from QR211,204,314.40 Wednesday.
Among the top gainers were Industries Qatar which was up 0.88% to QR149.50, Commercial Bank of Qatar rose 0.55% to QR72.90, Doha Insurance gained 0.78% to QR32.25 and Doha Bank up by 0.92% to QR55.10.
The Banking and Financial sector index down 1.53 points while Consumer Goods and Services sector index dropped 4.25 points. The industrial sector rose by 12.03 points while insurance sector added 1.84 points.(QNA)