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Profit taking on select stocks weighed on the MSM30 Index, which closed at 5,114.12 points, down 0.30 per cent. The MSM Sharia Index closed at 748.93 points, down 0.07 per cent. Galfar Engineering was the most active in terms of volume while Bank Muscat led in terms of turnover. Oman Flour Mills, up 3.11 per cent, was top gainer while Al Maha Ceramics was top loser, down 2.22 per cent.
A total number of 672 trades were executed on Tuesday, generating turnover of OMR2.24 million with 15.1 million shares changing hands. Out of 42 traded securities, 12 advanced, 16 declined and 14 remained unchanged. Foreign Investors were net buyers for OMR55,000 while Omani Investors switched to net sellers for OMR49,000 followed by GCC and Arab Investors for OMR6,000 worth of shares.
Financial Index declined 0.21 per cent to close at 7,467.71 points. United Finance, Bank Muscat, Taageer Finance and Ominvest increased 3.05 per cent, 1.04 per cent, 0.88 per cent and 0.44 per cent respectively. Al Batinah Development, Vision Insurance, Bank Sohar, Gulf Investment Services and Ahli Bank lost 2.17 per cent, 1.45 per cent, 1.27 per cent, 1.16 per cent and 1.14 per cent respectively.
Industrial Index ended at 6,971.63 points, up 0.53 per cent. Oman Flour Mills, Voltamp Energy, Galfar Engineering, Al Jazeera Steel and Raysut Cement gained 3.11 per cent, 2.55 per cent, 2.33 per cent, 1.57 per cent and 0.89 per cent respectively. Al Anwar Ceramics, Oman Fisheries and Al Maha Ceramics decreased 2.22 per cent, 1.75 per cent and 0.34 per cent respectively.
Services Index retreated 0.59 per cent to finish at 2,564.40 points. Sohar Power and National Gas increased 2.58 per cent and 1.05 per cent respectively. Port Services, Al Jazeera Services, Renaissance Services, Ooredoo and Phoenix Power declined 1.98 per cent, 1.89 per cent, 1.71 per cent, 1.23 per cent and 0.83 per cent respectively.
Times of Oman
The MSM30 continued its downward trend amid thin trading activity to close at 4556.70 points, down by 0.49 per cent . MSM Sharia index closed at 654.52 points, down by 0.38 per cent. Galfar Engineeri
Times of Oman
The Abu Dhabi index jumped more than 1 per cent on Wednesday, its sharpest daily rise so far in the year, on the back of buying in banking stocks, expecting more foreign inflows and a day after Emira
The MSM30 index fell by 0.36 per cent to close at 4579.24 points. MSM Sharia index closed at 657.01 points, up by 0.75 per cent. Bank Nizwa was the most active in terms of volume while Bank Muscat wa
Times of Oman
Tadawul said on Tuesday that enhancement to its opening and closing price mechanism will be implemented from May 27.
The bourse plans to move to auction method of determining closing price
The Dubai Financial Market, DFM, and Nasdaq Dubai have been certified with the “ISO 22301: 2012” for Business Continuity Management System, BCMS, from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA).
The Gulf Today