(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The general index of the Muscat Securities Market closed flat on Sunday, inching up 0.02 per cent to close at 6,770.24.
Market capitalisation increased 0.01 per cent to RO13.89bn. Market breadth favoured advancers as of the 53 securities traded for the day 17 increased while 17 decreased and 19 stocks remained unchanged. Market volume dropped 55.09 per cent to 19.56mn securities traded.
Among the top gainers were National Securities (4.40 per cent at 95bz), National Gas (3.38 per cent at 980bz), Al Omaniya Financial Services (2.78 per cent at 370bz), National Aluminium Products (2.53 per cent at 406bz) and BankDhofar (2.22 per cent at 368bz).
Among the top losers were Al Batinah Dev Inv Holding (-2.20 per cent at 89bz), Galfar (-1.39 per cent at 283bz), Taageer Finance (-1.30 per cent at 152bz), Ahlibank (-1.04 per cent at 190bz) and Oman and Emirates Inv (-1.04 per cent at 191bz).
The Financial sector index increased by 0.12 per cent followed by Industrial sector index, which added 0.14 per. The Services sector index however dropped 0.08 per cent.