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QE Index Reaches Just below the Break – Even line
(Gulfbase.com - 31/12/2013)

The contest between bulls and bears ended without any significant change during the first couple of hours trading at Qatar Exchange on Tuesday 31st Dec 2013, as QE index dropping 0.08 percent reached to 10,359.60 Points. Real Estate, Insurance and

DFM Index Sustains Upward March in the Early Trade
(Gulfbase.com - 31/12/2013)

The DFM General Index sustained its upward march during the first couple of hours trading on Tuesday 31st Dec 2013. The index wavering in green zone reached at 3,349.45 levels, adding 17.56 points or 0.53 percent. Insurance and Telecom sectors were the

ADX Index Shows Flat Performance in the Early Trade
(Gulfbase.com - 31/12/2013)

A tug of war was going on between the bulls and bears during the first couple of hours trading on Tuesday 31st Dec 2013 at the Abu Dhabi Stock Market, the market adding nominal 0.05% showed a flat performance, reaching at 4,279.88 levels. Investment &

Traders bullish on regional bourses in 2014
(Saudi Gazette - 31/12/2013)

In Saudi Arabia, petrochemical and cement shares helped boost the index, which advanced 0.3 percent. Positioning for earnings and dividends lifted the petrochemical sector’s index 0.5 percent and cement’s by 0.7 percent. Elsewhere, Kuwait’s measure

MSM index ends on a positive note
(Times of Oman - 31/12/2013)

MSM 30 index ended on a positive note at 6815.98 points, up by 0.12 per cent. MSM Sharia Index closed at 1096.75 points, up by 0.31 per cent. Gulf Investment Services was the most active in terms of volume as well as turnover. Port Services Corp was the

Bawan Company clinches top gainer spot
(Gulfbase.com - 31/12/2013)

Saudi Arabia’s benchmark Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) managed a second straight rise Monday, marking another gain of 0.3 percent. The index wavering within a range of 44.4 points ended nearly 25.3 points higher to 8,520.02. On year-to-date basis, it

DFM Index Wavers in Green Zone
(Gulfbase.com - 31/12/2013)

The DFM index wavering above the break – even line achieved 44.32 points or 1.35 percent in a single session on Monday 30th December 2013, closing at 3,331.89. Insurance and Services sectors made the biggest jump among all sector indices, marching higher

ADX Total Volume Increases 177.11 Percent
(Gulfbase.com - 31/12/2013)

The ADX General Index earlier jumped up into the green territory; wavering in the same region it closed higher to 4,277.62 points on Monday 31st Dec 2013, up 68.14 points or 1.62 percent from its previous close. Energy, Real Estate and Investment &

QE Index Reaches Just Above the Break – Even Line
(Gulfbase.com - 31/12/2013)

The Bulls – Bears war ended without any significant change at Qatar Exchange on Monday 30th December 2013. The index adding nominal 8.18 points or 0.07 percent reached just above the break – even line at 10,368.2 Small Cap and Med Cap indices ended the

Tuesday 01/01/2014 an official holiday for Qatar Exchange
(Press Release - 30/12/2013)

It has been decided that Wednesday 01/01/2014 will be an official holiday at Qatar Exchange and work shall resume on Thursday 2/1/2014. This is Pursuant to the Instruction of QFMA.

MSM 30 index ends higher
(Times of Oman - 30/12/2013)

MSM 30 Index ended the day with gains of 17 points at 6808.12 points, up by 0.26 per cent. MSM Shariah Index also closed at 1093.38 points, up by 0.21 per cent. Gulf Investment Services was the most active in terms of volume as well as turnover. Al

QE extends losses to 3rd session ahead of QP unit IPO
(Gulf Times - 30/12/2013)

The Qatar Exchange yesterday opened the week weak, ahead of the QR3.23bn initial public offering of Qatar Petroleum unit, which will hit the market tomorrow. Local retail and institutional investors continued to be net sellers as the 20-stock Qatar Index

DFM ends 4-day rally on bets gains overdone
(Bloomberg - 30/12/2013)

The measure’s 14-day relative strength index stayed above 70, the level that typically indicates a drop. Dubai’s benchmark index, the world’s best performing gauge this year, retreated the most in two weeks as investors sought to take advantage of a

Tadawul: Tourism and Agriculture sectors dominate trading
(Gulfbase.com - 30/12/2013)

Saudi Arabia's benchmark Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) dug in at 8,494.76 points Sunday, reversing after a 3-day plunge. Spending most of the session in the downward territory it took a sharp uplift just before the closing bell, gaining more than 13.6

QCSD Will Commence Operation as of January 2, 2014
(Press Release - 29/12/2013)

Qatar Central Securities Depository (QCSD), has been established as a Qatari private shareholding company, and will carry out its business as of January 2, 2013. QCSD will perform all the activities and functions currently carried out by CRD at QE. QCSD

Technical analysis of the QE index
(Gulf Times - 29/12/2013)

The QE Index ended last week’s volatile session on a negative note as bears proved to be more dominant than the bulls. The index started the week on a bearish note but recouped its losses on Monday and Tuesday as it witnessed a stunning recovery near the

Weekly Market Report
(Gulf Times - 29/12/2013)

The Qatar Exchange (QE) Index lost 77.42 points, or 0.74%, during the trading week, to close at 10,391.17 points. Market capitalisation decreased by 0.79% to reach QR555.0bn as compared to QR559.4bn at the end of the previous week. Of the 42 listed

Local retail investors’ selling pressure drags bourse
(Gulf Times - 28/12/2013)

Ahead of the QR3.23bn initial public offer (IPO) of a Qatar Petroleum subsidiary, local retail investors were net sellers to the tune of QR132mn, which dragged the Qatari bourse, making it the worst performer among the Gulf bourses during the week. Of

Report: 62pc of GCC-listed firms miss analysts’ estimates
(The Peninsula - 27/12/2013)

More than half of the GCC listed companies’ results in the third quarter of 2013, including the results of many firms in Qatar, missed analysts’ estimates. Most of the ‘consumer’ companies reported lower than expected earnings. Telecom companies,

QE index falls on profit booking by local retail investors
(The Peninsula - 27/12/2013)

Qatar Exchange (QE) index edged low last week on profit taking by local retail investors. The benchmark index shed 77.42 points or 0.74 percent last week to close at 10,391.17 points. The market, that opened low after the four-day holidays, firmed up in

SME IPOs key to growth
(WAM - 27/12/2013)

Major UAE stock exchanges such as the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), Nasdaq Dubai and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) play an important role in attracting investments into businesses whose stocks are traded on these exchanges, according to a

Media stocks stay on top with 4.15% surge
(Gulfbase.com - 27/12/2013)

The contest between bulls and bears ended without any significant change at Saudi stock market Thursday as Tadawul index retreated to 8,481.1 points, which was roughly where it started the session. Wavering in the North-South within a narrow range of

Gulf stocks bullish in ’14
(Saudi Gazette - 26/12/2013)

The Gulf region is gradually becoming a mainstream investment destination for international funds. That trend looks set to persist, with the upgrade by equity index compilers MSCI and S&P Dow Jones Indices of Qatar and the UAE to emerging market status

DFM Index Advances Further
(Gulfbase.com - 25/12/2013)

The DFM index advanced further to achieve 26.70 points or 0.81 percent in a single session on Wednesday 25th Dec 2013. The index spending most of the session in green zone closed the session at 3,307.09. On year-to-date basis, the index showed a

Energy Sector shines at ADX
(Gulfbase.com - 25/12/2013)

The benchmark Abu Dhabi Stock Market (ADX Index) continued its positive movement and managed another rise on 25th December 2013, adding 24.85 points or 0.60 percent for the entire day. Market Cap Indices ended the day in the safe area, with Micro cap