Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index lost 43.86 points at the beginning of Monday's trading session, a decrease of 0.45%, to reach a level of 9803 points compared to Sunday's closing, under pressure from three sectors.

The decline in QSE general index was attributed to the negative performance of the Transportation sector by 2.06%, the Telecoms sector by 0.94% and the Industrial sector by 0.18%. Meanwhile, there was positive performance in the Insurance sector by 0.60%, the Consumer Goods and Services sector by 0.33%, the Banking and Financial Services sector by 0.27% and the Real Estate sector by 0.24%.

At around 10:00 am, Qatar Stock Exchange recorded 2,194 transactions worth QR 76.428 million, distributed among 19.809 million shares.