Qatar Exchange pursued its upswing trend Thursday adding 56.87 points (or 0.67%) to advance to 8,548.30 points from 8,491.43 Wednesday. The volume of shares traded was fell to 9,030,857 from 9,392,433 on Wednesday and the value of shares up to QR398,223,809.58 from QR379,335,150.03. Top gainers were Comm. Bank of Qatar which was up 2.38% to QR73.20, Qatar Islamic Bank by 1.26% to QR80.50, Doha Bank up by 1.37% to QR51.70 and Qatar Navigation by 1.66% to QR85.50. Today the Qatar Banking and Financial sector gained 132.20 points and the Insurance sector added 51.86 points. The Qatar industrial sector rose 15.65 points and the Services sector was up 19.18 points.