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Negative sentiments from a relatively poor set of numbers continued to drag down the MSM30 Index, which declined 1.13 per cent to end at 5,063.76 points. The MSM Sharia Index closed at 755.87 points, down 0.50 per cent. Oman Fisheries was the most active in terms of volume while Bank Muscat was leader in terms of turnover. Bank Nizwa was the top gainer, up 2.15 per cent, while the top loser was National Gas, down 8.00 per cent.
During the session, a total of 468 trades were executed, generating turnover of OMR2.18 million with more than 10.6 million shares changing hands. Out of 30 traded securities, 5 advanced, 12 declined, and 13 remained unchanged. At the session close, Omani Investors were net buyers for OMR389,000 while Foreign Investors were net sellers for OMR286,000, followed by GCC & Arab investors for OMR103,000 worth of shares.
Financial Index retreated 0.55 per cent to finish at 7,532.99 points. Bank Nizwa, Oman Orix Leasing, NBO and Al Madina Takaful gained 2.15 per cent, 1.18 per cent, 0.96 per cent and 0.89 per cent respectively. Bank Dhofar, Bank Muscat and Bank Sohar declined 3.15 per cent, 2.17 per cent and 2.01 per cent respectively.
Industrial Index closed at 6,797.76 points, down 0.55 per cent. Gulf International Chemicals, Oman Fisheries, Al Anwar Ceramics and Raysut Cement decreased 6.49 per cent, 4.35 per cent, 1.67 per cent and 0.80 per cent respectively.
Services Index had strong loss of 1.06 per cent to end at 2,553.90 points. Al Jazeera Services, up 0.66 per cent, was the sole gainer. National Gas, OIFC, Omantel, Ooredoo and Port Services lost 8.00 per cent, 3.51 per cent, 3.33 per cent, 2.13 per cent and 1.34 per cent respectively.
Times of Oman
The MSM30 Index closed the session at 4,987.37 points, down by 0.26 per cent. The MSM Sharia Index declined by 0.19 per cent to close at 704.85 points. Galfar Engineering was the most active in terms
Times of Oman
Bahrain’s government has selected banks for a planned international bond issue, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
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Emaar Properties closed 3
Bahrain Bourse announced signing a Memorandum of Understanding (‘MOU’) with Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB) on 18th February 2018 to endorse the launch of Bahrain Fintech Bay (BFB).
CEO of Bahrai
The MSM30 Index closed the session at 5,000.48 points, down 0.14 per cent. The MSM Sharia Index declined 0.16 per cent to end at 706.19 points. Galfar Engineering was the most active in terms of volu
Times of Oman