Qatar Exchange pursued its upswing trend Monday, adding 48.60 points (or 0.55%) to advance to 8,834.13 points from 8,785.53 on Sunday. The volume of the shares traded fell to 10,730,806 from 11,050,593 on Sunday and the value of shares decreased to QR335,801,098.51 from QR338,937,355.54 Sunday. Among the top gainers were Qatar National Bank which was up 2.84% to QR141.00, Commercial Bank of Qatar rose 1.21% to QR66.90, Qatar Telecom gained 0.78% to QR116.20 and Qatar Insurance up by 2.84% to QR58.00. The Banking and Financial sector index down up 1.24 points while Consumer Goods and Services sector index gained 0.22 points. The industrial sector dropped 0.19 points while insurance sector added 1.85 points.