The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week weak with its key index plummeting more than 147 points, mainly dragged by transport, real estate and industrials counters.
Qatar's maritime sector displayed robust performance this September as more ships called on Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports and there was a growth in general cargo and container handling compared to August 2022, according to the official data.
Qatar's producers' price index (PPI) surged 54.25% year-on-year in August 2022, mainly on the back of the country's hydrocarbons sector and certain manufacturing businesses such as refined petroleum products, rubber and plastics, chemicals and basic metals and according to the official estimates.
The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday gained 145 points and its key barometer inched towards 12,700 points, mainly led by banks and financial services sector.
Qatar banking sector is demonstrating resilience post-pandemic and its short to mid-term outlook looks "positive" with interest margins remaining in the comfort zone and being highly capitalised..
The foreign funds' substantial buying interests yesterday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange by more than 199 points and its capitalisation gained about QR12bn, as markets worldwide discounted fears of global recession.
Liquidity on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) is all set to improve drastically with the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) allowing the QSE-licensed market makers to access some of its stock inventory.
Qatar's malls, outdoor retail, and food and beverages (F&B) markets are expected to remain resilient as developers continue to capture local and international demand by providing a destination and entertainment focused retail experience, according to Investment Promotion Agency..
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