Qatar Exchange index gained 11.87 points (0.12%) this week when trading closed at 9,706.57 points Thursday afternoon. The trading value this week of QR 1,438,240,403.49 is an increase by 6.32% compared to QR 1,352,715,750.12 registered last week. The trading volume of 33,328,186 shares is an increase by 16.23% compared to 28,673,445 shares while the 15,110 transactions is a drop by 9.52% compared to 16,699 transactions last week. The market capitalization of QR 533,702,660,297.63 is an increase by 0.33% compared to QR 531,962,322,605.67 at the end of previous week. Banks and financial services led the traded value this week with 33.66% of the total traded value. Real estate accounted for 23.68%. Industries accounted for 22.44% and insurance accounted for 7.21%. Real estate led the traded volume this week with 44.33% of the total traded volume. Banks and financial services accounted for 28.32%. Industries accounted for 9.70% and insurance accounted for 5.42%. Banks and financial services led the number of transactions this week with 35.46% of the total number of transactions. Industries accounted for 20.25%. Real estate accounted for 19.60% and consumer goods and services accounted for 6.87%. From the 42 listed companies 11 ended this week higher while 27 fell and four remained unchanged. United Development Company led the traded value this week with 18.82% of the total traded value. Industries Qatar accounted for 16.83% and Doha Bank accounted for 7.51%.