The Qatar Exchange pursued its upswing trend on Tuesday; adding 37.38 points or 0.45% to 8,314.00 points from the previous closing of 8,276.62 . The volume of shares traded was up to 5,639,397 from 5,612,048 on Monday and the value of shares rose to QR 157,293,914.27 from QR 152,307,201.86 Monday. Top gainers were Qatar National Bank which was up 1.68% to 133.20, Al khalij Takaful fall 1.20% to QR 41.20, Gulf warehousing Co lost 0.72% to QR 41.20, Qatar Telecom and Vodafone Qatar down 0.22% to QR 9.03 . Today the Banking and Financial sector up 17.07 points while the Insurance sector falling 8.48 points. The industrial sector lost 0.94 points and the Services sector added 0.85 points.