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A week of huge slide, capitalisation erosion for QSE

A week of huge slide, capitalisation erosion for QSE

The Middle East institutional investors’ reported strategy to pare their exposure in the Qatari stocks had an overarching influence on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which lost a sizeable 204 points in key index and QR12bn in capitalisation during the week.

QSE sheds 31 points on selling pressure

QSE sheds 31 points on selling pressure

Gainers outnumbered losers in the Qatar Stock Exchange; yet its main index lost 31 points on Thursday, mainly on selling pressure from domestic and Gulf institutions as well as non-Qatari individual investors.

Lifted confidence in QSE sees weekly gain of 190 points

Lifted confidence in QSE sees weekly gain of 190 points

Stronger buying from foreign institutions and retail investors lifted confidence in the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which saw its index gain 190 points and capitalisation expand QR10bn during the week.

Day two of bullish run sees index surpassing level 10,600

Day two of bullish run sees index surpassing level 10,600

Buying support from local, Gulf and non-Qatari individual investors on Monday extended the bullish run in the Qatar Stock Exchange for the second day and its key index surpassed the 10,600 levels.

QSE turns second worst performer; weekly plunge 3.82%

QSE turns second worst performer; weekly plunge 3.82%

An across the board selling, with more than 91% of the traded stocks in the red, led the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) traverse through negative terrain and capitalisation erode QR20bn in a week that otherwise saw global oil markets largely remain range bound.

Strong buying keeps QSE lifted up

Strong buying keeps QSE lifted up

Domestic and Gulf institutions’ stronger buying support on Monday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange for the fourth consecutive session.

QSE closes week negative despite 3-days bullish spell

QSE closes week negative despite 3-days bullish spell

Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) saw bullish spell in three of the five days, yet it closed the week in the negative, becoming the third worst performer among the Gulf bourses.

QSE sheds another 50 points on FI net selling

QSE sheds another 50 points on FI net selling

Qatar Stock Exchange continued to be under bearish spell for the second day on Monday and its key index lost another 50 points, mainly on increased net selling by foreign institutions.

On bearish run bourse falls below 10,400 levels

On bearish run bourse falls below 10,400 levels

Profit booking pressure – particularly in banks and realty – on Sunday drove Qatar Stock Exchange below 10,400 levels.

Week opens on strong footing, QSE gains 48 points

Week opens on strong footing, QSE gains 48 points

Reversing the two-day bearish trend brought about by the US Federal Reserve’s 0.25% hike in rates, Qatar Stock Exchange on Monday opened the week on a stronger footing and its key index gained 48 points, taking cue from the 2017 Budget.

Energized by oil production cut QSE turns the week’s best performer

Energized by oil production cut QSE turns the week’s best performer

Notwithstanding the 0.25% cut by the US Federal Reserve, Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) emerged the best performer among the Gulf bourses during the week.

Rebounding oil market takes QSE across 10,300 mark

Rebounding oil market takes QSE across 10,300 mark

Taking cue from the rebound in global oil market, Qatar Stock Exchange on Monday gained 141points for the fifth consecutive session to surpass the 10,300 mark with ease.