Arab Today, arab today saleforprofit speculation lead kuwait bourse to red zone
Last Updated : GMT 13:06:50
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Sale-for-profit, speculation lead Kuwait bourse to red zone

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Sale-for-profit, speculation lead Kuwait bourse to red zone

Kuwait - KUNA

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended last week in the red zone, for the first time in 2013, driven by strong sale-for-profit operations and traders\' speculative behavior, a specialized economic report showed Saturday. The weekly report, by Bayan Investment Company, disclosed that the price index ended last week with a decrease that amounted to 3.28 percent, and the weighted index retreated by 1.50 percent compared to the closings of the week before. In addition KSX-15 index decreased by 1.23 percent. \"Furthermore, last week\'s average daily turnover decreased by 22.37 percent, compared to the preceding week, reaching K.D 92.78 million, whereas trading volume average was 1.09 billion shares, recording decrease of 10.11 percent,\" reads the report. Kuwait Stock Market shed last week after strong sale-for-profit operations, in a highly unstable performance and in light of the large speculative operations of most last week\'s sessions. As a result, all the market indices closed in the red zone for the first time of this year. \"In addition, the market initiated last week\'s activity with large losses for all its indicators, especially the Price Index which dropped in the first session of the week to its lowest in one day since almost the mid of 2009, where its losses exceeded 3 percent, in light of the significant decrease in cash liquidity; therefore the trading value dropped by more than 50 percent by the end of this session.\" The report, however, described the decline as important equity-price correction movement. \"Despite the indices strong losses of last week, this action was considered important and needed and expected, especially after the big jumps in many of the listed stocks prices since late of last year and up to date, which increased the gap between the main indices, thus needed a correction action to tighten this gap,\" added the report. For the annual performance, the price index ended last week recording 35.28 percent annual gain compared to its closing in 2012, while the weighted index increased by 12.25 percent, and the KSX-15 recorded 8.80 percent increase. By the end of the week, the price index closed at 8,027.98 points, down by 3.28 percent from the week before closing, whereas the weighted index registered a 1.50 percent weekly loss after closing at 468.82 points. Moreover, the KSX-15 index closed at 1,097.84 points, decreasing with 1.23 percent. With regard to the performance of the different sectors, Bayan report said that ten of KSE\'s sectors ended last week in the red zone, while the other two recorded increases. \"The Insurance sector headed the losers list as its index declined by 5.45 percent to end the week\'s activity at 1,152.35 points. The Financial Services sector was second on the losers\' list, which index declined by 5.22 percent, closing at 1,179.97 points, followed by the Telecommunications sector, as its index closed at 923.61 points at a loss of 4.63 percent. The Oil Gas sector was the least declining as its index closed at 1,213.72 points with a 1.63 percent decrease. \"On the other hand, last week\'s highest gainer was the Technology sector, achieving 2.77 percent growth rate as its index closed at 1,183.91 points. Whereas, in the second place, the Health Care sector\'s index closed at 1,130. 74 points recording 0.79 percent increase.\" Meanwhile, the data showed that the Financial Services sector dominated total trade volume during last week with 1.77 billion shares changing hands, representing 40.65 percent of the total market trading volume. The Real Estate sector was second in terms of trading volume as the sector\'s traded shares were 26.39 percent of last week\'s total trading volume, with a total of 1.15 billion shares. \"On the other hand, the Financial Services sector\'s stocks were the highest traded in terms of value; with a turnover of K.D. 126.11 million or 33.98 percent of last week\'s total market trading value. The Real Estate sector took the second place as the sector\'s last week turnover of K.D. 104.12 million represented 28.05 percent of the total market trading value.\" In the meantime, Al-Shall Economic Consultants\' weekly report noted that the performance of Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) for the last week was less active where all the indexes decreased, and AlShall Index decreased too. \"AlShall Index (value weighted) closed at 467 points at the closing of last Wednesday (four trading days because of the Israa and Miraj holy day), showing a decrease of 8.3 points or about 1.7 percent compared to the end of the previous week, while increased by 28.8 points or about 6.6 percent compared to the end of 2012,\" reads Al-Shall report.  

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today saleforprofit speculation lead kuwait bourse to red zone Arab Today, arab today saleforprofit speculation lead kuwait bourse to red zone

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today saleforprofit speculation lead kuwait bourse to red zone Arab Today, arab today saleforprofit speculation lead kuwait bourse to red zone

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Arab tradition glitters in Colombia

GMT 12:59 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Arab tradition glitters in Colombia
Arab Today, arab today Second US judge orders freeze

GMT 08:04 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Second US judge orders freeze
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today Tillerson heads to Gulf, downbeat

GMT 09:23 2017 Friday ,20 October

Tillerson heads to Gulf, downbeat
Arab Today, arab today Hiring not part of Alibaba pledge

GMT 11:26 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Hiring not part of Alibaba pledge
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Sidem reveals plan to improve education

GMT 15:52 2017 Friday ,06 October

Sidem reveals plan to improve education
Arab Today, arab today Ex-French minister Dati wants tough action

GMT 10:54 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Ex-French minister Dati wants tough action
Arab Today, arab today Massacre fears spark race

GMT 19:09 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Massacre fears spark race
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today Mercedes says recalls 400,000 UK cars

GMT 06:56 2017 Tuesday ,17 October

Mercedes says recalls 400,000 UK cars
Arab Today, arab today Britain's Vauxhall to cut 400 jobs

GMT 10:53 2017 Sunday ,15 October

Britain's Vauxhall to cut 400 jobs
Arab Today, arab today Actress Shery Adel happy for Egypt’s qualification

GMT 08:57 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Actress Shery Adel happy for Egypt’s qualification
Arab Today, arab today Climate-disrupting volcanoes helped topple

GMT 16:00 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Climate-disrupting volcanoes helped topple

GMT 07:47 2017 Tuesday ,17 October

Hussein Fahmy happy for honoring in festival

GMT 18:15 2017 Monday ,16 October

British actress becomes fifth woman

GMT 18:29 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Designer produced new set of ornaments

GMT 05:11 2017 Tuesday ,17 October

Three killed, 360,000 without power

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 06:43 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Fake dentists ply brisk trade

GMT 06:52 2017 Monday ,16 October

Airbus CEO says won't cling to job

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 20:46 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

GMT 19:29 2017 Tuesday ,29 August

Yomna: decoration leaved positive effects
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday