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Index hits 2-year high on foreign and domestic institutions’ increased buy interests

Index hits 2-year high on foreign and domestic institutions’ increased buy interests

Foreign and domestic institutions’ increased buying interests helped the Qatar Stock Exchange reach two-year high last week, reflecting the positive sentiments in view of the robust macroeconomic fundamentals.

QR20bn added to capitalisation on stronger oil prices, expansionary budget

QR20bn added to capitalisation on stronger oil prices, expansionary budget

Stronger oil prices and an expansionary budget had their positive influence on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which gained 308 points in its key index and more than QR20bn in capitalisation last week.

QSE gains 142 points on foreign funds’ strong buy interests

QSE gains 142 points on foreign funds’ strong buy interests

Foreign funds’ substantially increased buying interests on Monday led the Qatar Stock Exchange gain 142 points to drive its key index near 10,500 levels and more than QR9bn in capitalisation.

Qatar shares close flat despite buying interests

Qatar shares close flat despite buying interests

Six of the seven sectors witnessed buying interests, but the Qatar Stock Exchange managed to gain only two points Sunday.

Bourse opens 2019 on a stronger note

Bourse opens 2019 on a stronger note

The Qatar Stock Exchange opened the week and 2019 on a stronger note with a 63 points gain, mainly on increased buying interests from foreign funds.

Foreign institutions’ stronger buying interests lift QSE more than 70 points

Foreign institutions’ stronger buying interests lift QSE more than 70 points

Foreign institutions’ stronger buying interests on Thursday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange more than 70 points to surpass 10,350 levels and capitalisation add in excess of QR4bn.

QSE opens New Year on a rather somber note

QSE opens New Year on a rather somber note

Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday opened the year 2019 on a rather somber note despite strong buying interests, especially within insurance segment.

Bank brokerages top in QSE trading turnover in 2018

Bank brokerages top in QSE trading turnover in 2018

Commercial banks' brokerage businesses displayed a robust performance compared with that of the conventional entities during 2018, indicating the increased contribution to the non-interest earnings of the lenders, according to the Qatar Stock Exchange data.

Buying support from foreign, Gulf funds boosts Qatar bourse

Buying support from foreign, Gulf funds boosts Qatar bourse

The Qatar Stock Exchange settled 15 points higher Monday, but a tad below the 10,300 levels on the last day of trading in 2018, as it saw stronger buying interests especially within insurance, real estate and banking counters.

Qatar shares edge lower despite strong buying interests

Qatar shares edge lower despite strong buying interests

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday witnessed strong buying interests at the consumer goods and transport counters, but it settled marginally weak.

QSE world's best performer in 2018 with about 20% returns

QSE world's best performer in 2018 with about 20% returns

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) brought out the best performance in the world in 2018 with about 20% returns, a far higher than that offered in the neighbourhood; denting the hopes of the Saudi-led quartet that imposed trade and economic blockade on Doha.

Qatar shares extend losses to remain below 10,300 levels

Qatar shares extend losses to remain below 10,300 levels

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday fell further to remain below 10,300 levels, mainly on profit booking pressure from local and non-Qatari retail investors.