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Qatar Stock Exchange: Week in Review 12th May to 16th May 2024

Qatar Stock Exchange: Week in Review 12th May to 16th May 2024

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) saw a mixed performance in the week of 12th May to 16th May 2024. The total trading value decreased by 11% to QAR 2,382 million, compared to the previous week's worth of QAR 2,669 million. The QSE index experienced a minor increase to 9,702 compared to 9,644 at the beginning of the week.


The total trading value on the QSE amounted to QAR 2,382 million, experiencing a 10% decrease compared to the previous week's value of QAR 2,669 million.

Notable Stocks in High Demand 

•             Dukhan Bank (QAR 231 million)

•             Qatar National Bank (QAR 171 million)

•             Qatar German Medical Devices (QAR 154 million)

Companies with Limited Trading

•             Qatar Cinema & Film Distribution

•             Damaan Islamic Insurance-Beema

•             Qatar Industrial Manufacturing

Listed Companies

Companies that in the current and previous week have traded values lower than 500.000 QAR are not taken into this ranking.


  • Significant changes in insider trading activity on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) were observed during the past week. Insider purchases, decreased to QAR 19,395,904, representing a 6% decrease compared to the previous week's insider purchases, totaling QAR 20,615,226.
  • Insider sales on the QSE for the same week totalled QAR 26,212,315, reflecting a 2% decrease when juxtaposed with the insider sales reported in the preceding week, which had reached QAR 26,767,745.

Noteworthy Insider Transactions

Highest Insider Purchases:

•             United Development (QAR 7,701,137)

•             Barwa Real Estate (QAR 1,544,438)

•             Qatar National Cement (QAR 380,958)

Highest Insider Sales:

•             Milaha(QAR 7,988,854)

•             Barwa Real Estate (QAR 3,260,589)

•             Al Meera (QAR 2,992,600)


  • The QSE index began the week at 9,702 points and closed at 9,644 points, demonstrating a minor decrease.
  • Among the listed companies, 22 performed better than the QSE index, while 29 performed below it, showcasing a mixed market performance throughout the week.


27 companies witnessed an increase in their stock prices, three remained unchanged, while 21 experienced decreases. 

Top 3 Price Increases:

•            Salam International Investment (8% increase)

•            Milaha(6% increase)

•            United Development(6% increase)

Highest Price Decreases:

•           Qatar General Insurance & Reinsurance (7% decrease)

•           Mesaieed Petrochemical (5% decrease)

•           Zad Holding (4% decrease)

For additional detailed QSE companies’ information and financial insights, explore Sahmik Analytics.

Source: Sahmik