The Qatar Exchange was pursued its upswing trend on Wednesday down 19.49 points or 0.24% to 8,261.09 points from the previous closing of 8,280.58. The volume of shares traded was down to 4,799,299 from 8,638,656 on Tuesday and the value of shares fall to QR 167,735,643.31 from QR 250,527,010.74 Tuesday. Top gainers were Takaful which was lost 1.26% to 43.00, Salam International lost 1.55% to QR 14.00, Nakilat down 0.32% to QR 15.53 and Vodafone Qatar fall by 0.44% to QR 9.05. Today the Qatar Banking and Financial sector down 3.33 points while the Insurance sector gained 41.41 points. The Qatar industrial sector fell 9.06 points and the Services sector down 35.61 points.