Doha, - Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index dropped 45.42 points (0.12 percent) when the bourse closed trading at 9,989.29 points Wednesday.

The volume of shares traded decreased to 6,408,090 from 7,720,662 on Tuesday and the value of shares increased to QR 197,407,185.01 from QR 191,577,495.94 on Tuesday.

From the 44 companies listed on QSE, shares of 42 saw trading today. From these, 23 gained and eleven companies closed lower, eight remained unchanged.

Indices of six sectors ended in green and one ended in red today.

QSE Total Return Index increased 0.12 percent to 16,162 points. QSE Al Rayan Islamic Index gained 0.44 percent to 3,711.62 points and QSE All Share Index increased to 0.97 percent to 2,749.7 points. (

Source: Qatar News Agency