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Key index loses 144 points on substantially higher profit booking

Key index loses 144 points on substantially higher profit booking

A substantially higher profit booking, especially by domestic institutions, led the Qatar Stock Exchange lose 144 points in its key index and QR1bn in capitalisation last week, which saw Masraf Al Rayan, Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar call off their three-way merger proposal.

QSE edges down despite strong foreign buying interest

QSE edges down despite strong foreign buying interest

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Monday witnessed substantially stronger buying by foreign institutions, even as the key barometer was in the negative trajectory for the third straight session.

QSE edges lower despite buying interests in realty, telecom, consumer goods

QSE edges lower despite buying interests in realty, telecom, consumer goods

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week weak despite strong buying interests in real estate, telecom and consumer goods sectors.

Capitalisation gains QR20bn as foreign institutions continue to be net buyers

Capitalisation gains QR20bn as foreign institutions continue to be net buyers

Foreign institutions continued to be net buyers, albeit with lesser vigour, as the Qatar Stock Exchange added 362 points and capitalisation gained QR20bn this week which saw the Qatar Financial Markets Authority come out with procedures to regulate stock split of listed firms.

Profit booking in industrials, real estate counters drag index below 9,000 levels

Profit booking in industrials, real estate counters drag index below 9,000 levels

Profit booking — especially in the industrials and real estate counters — dragged the Qatar Stock Exchange below 9,000 levels and capitalisation eroded more than QR9bn this week.

QSE crosses 9,100 levels on industrials, telecom and realty buy interest

QSE crosses 9,100 levels on industrials, telecom and realty buy interest

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday crossed the 9,100 levels mainly on the back on strong buying in industrials, telecom and real estate scrips.

Real estate, telecom, industrials and banking counters witness selling pressure

Real estate, telecom, industrials and banking counters witness selling pressure

Three of the five days witnessed selling pressure on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which shed 109 points but to settle above 9,000 points this week.

Qatar shares continue to maintain positive rally

Qatar shares continue to maintain positive rally

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Monday continued to maintain positive rally, albeit at lower levels, mainly on higher buying interests of Gulf and foreign funds and weakened net selling by local retail investors.

QSE declines on selling pressure, weak buying interests by funds

QSE declines on selling pressure, weak buying interests by funds

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week weak, after four consecutive days of bearish spell, mainly on substantially weakened buying interests of foreign and Gulf funds.

More than QR20bn added to capitalisation on higher FOL, Q1 results

More than QR20bn added to capitalisation on higher FOL, Q1 results

Higher foreign ownership limits and buoyancy in the first quarter financials had their way in lifting the Qatar Stock Exchange to near-9,200 levels and add capitalisation more than QR20bn this week.

Qatar shares jump on higher ownership caps in firms

Qatar shares jump on higher ownership caps in firms

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Monday gained 155 points to surpass the 8,900 level with the Qatar Central Securities Depository allowing higher up to 49% foreign ownership limits in the energy related companies and in a Shariah-principled lender.

Buying support from foreign funds, local retail investors lifts QSE in week

Buying support from foreign funds, local retail investors lifts QSE in week

Increased buying support from foreign funds and local retail investors lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange by a huge 219 points to place its sensitive index near the 8,800 mark this week.