(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The general index of the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) inched down 0.02 per cent to close at 6768.59 on Monday.
Market capitalisation decreased 0.13 per cent to RO13.87bn. While a total of 58 stocks were traded, the market was negative with 14 advancing stocks to 21 declining stocks and 23 stocks unchanged. Market volume increased 55.44 per cent to 30.41mn securities traded.
Among the top gainers were United Power (8.63 per cent at RO1.38), Al Madina Investment (4.00 per cent at 156bz), National Gas (2.04 per cent at RO1), Taageer Finance (1.32 per cent at 154bz) and Oman Education Training Inv (1.21 per cent at 168bz).
Among the top losers were ACWA Power Barka (-3.00 per cent at 582bz), Al Jazeera Steel (-2.29 per cent at 342bz), Al Batinah Dev Inv Holding (-2.25 per cent at 87bz), Al Anwar Holding (-2.11 per cent at 372bz) and ONIC Holding (-1.94 per cent at 506bz).
Among the sectoral indices, the Financial sector index increased marginally by 0.13 per cent.