Doha, - Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index gained 68.82 points (0.67 percent) when the bourse closed trading at 10,397.58 points Tuesday.

The volume of shares traded decreased to 11,090,330 from 14,952,706 on Monday and the value of shares also decreased to QR 338,538,994.73 from QR 449,796,057.70 on Monday.

From the 44 companies listed on QSE, shares of 38 saw trading today. From these, 20 gained and 16 companies closed lower, two remained unchanged.

Indices of five sectors ended in green and remaining two sectors ended red today.

QSE Total Return Index increased 0.67 percent to 16,822.6 points. QSE Al Rayan Islamic Index dropped 0.18 percent to3,824.64 points and QSE All Share Index increased to 0.61 percent to 2,854.5 points.

Source: Qatar News Agency