Qatar Exchange index gained 52.33 points (0.57%) this week when it closed at 9,290.33 points here Thursday afternoon. The trading value this week increased by 10.06% when it reached QR 2,083,687,112.70 compared to QR 1,893,273,256.75 last week. The trading volume of 64,661,293 shares this week is an increase by 15.28% compared to 56,092,025 shares last week, while the number of transactions rose by 9.94%, to reach 27,203 transactions as compared to 24,743 transactions. The market capitalization rose by 0.21% when it reached QR 511,042,918,789.90 as compared to QR 509,975,631,700.61 at the end of previous week. Banks and financial services sector led the traded value this week with 27.03% of the total traded value. Industries accounted for 20.96%. Real estate accounted for 20.25% and consumer goods and services accounted for 13.35%. Real estate led the traded volume this week with 31.57% of the total traded volume. Banks and financial services accounted for 20.97%. Industries accounted for 12.43% and telecoms accounted for 11.85%. Banks and financial services led the number of traded transactions this week with 25.45% of the total number of transactions. Industries accounted for 19.56%. Real estate accounted for 18.60% and consumer goods and services accounted for 13.45%. From the 42 listed companies 27 ended this week higher while 11 fell and four remained unchanged. The United Development Company led the traded value this week with 11.06% of the total traded value. Industries Qatar accounted for 10.72%. National Leasing (Alijarah) accounted for 8.97%.