Qatar Exchange index gained 47.80 points (or 0.51%) this week when trading closed here at 9,419.97 points Thursday afternoon. The trading value this week of QR 773,325,838.35 is a decrease by 20.46% compared to QR 972,225,919.94 the previous week. The trading volume of 20,208,438 shares is an increase by 3.41% compared to 19,542,989 shares last week. The 11,525 transactions is a drop by 6.88% compared to 12,377 transactions last week. The market capitalization of QR 517,399,349,744.93 this week is an increase by 0.38% over previous week’s figure of QR 515,421,870,062.15. Banks and financial services led the traded value this week with 32.06% of the total traded value. Industries accounted for 26.69%. Real estate accounted for 14.32% and consumer goods and services accounted for 11.11%. Banks and financial services also led the traded volume this week with 25.34% of the total traded volume. Real estate accounted for 23.10%. Consumer goods and services accounted for 14.60% and Telecoms accounted for 13.84%. Banks and financial services led the number of transactions this week with 33.53% of the total number of transactions. Industries accounted for 21.59%. Real estate accounted for 14.26% and consumer goods and services accounted for 13.48%. From the 42 listed companies 19 ended this week higher while 17 fell and six remained unchanged. Industries Qatar led the traded value this week with 20.99% of the total traded value. Qatar National Bank accounted for 10.65% while Barwa Real Estate accounted for 8.45%.