MSM30 de­clines 0.17%; vol­umes up

Muscat Daily - - BUSINESS -

Mus­cat - The bench­mark in­dex of the Mus­cat Se­cu­ri­ties Mar­ket (MSM) fell 0.17 per cent to close at 5,121.71 points on Wed­nes­day.

Trad­ing ac­tiv­ity im­proved from the pre­vi­ous ses­sion as turnover in­creased by 5.68 per cent to RO2.26mn and vol­umes rose 5.96 per cent to 13.42mn shares.

While the Fi­nan­cial in­dex fell by 0.01 per cent; In­dus­trial and Ser­vices indices rose by 0.55 per cent and 0.19 per cent, re­spec­tively. The MSM Shariah in­dex closed up by 0.17 per cent at 747.01 points. Mar­ket breadth re­mained slightly pos­i­tive as nine com­pa­nies closed up, while eight com­pa­nies closed down. The rest 14 traded stocks closed flat for the day.

Top gain­ers were Gulf Investments Ser­vices (2.6 per cent), Al Shar­qia In­vest- ment Hold­ing (1.91 per cent), Oman Flour Mills (1.85 per cent) and Al An­war Ce­ramic Tiles (1.56 per cent).

Top losers were Al Suwadi Power (-4.76 per cent), Al Bati­nah Power (-2.1 per cent), BankDho­far (-1.44 per cent) and Oman­tel (-1.1 per cent).

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