(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The general index of the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) slipped 0.11 per cent on Tuesday to close at 6,761.19.
Market capitalisation however increased 0.15 per cent to RO13.89bn.
Market breadth stood in favour of decliners as of the 52 securities traded for the day 11 increased while 25 decreased and 16 stocks remained unchanged.
Market volume increased 44.94 per cent to 44.08mn securities traded.
Among the top gainers for the day were Al Madina Takaful (5.71 per cent at 148bz), Dhofar Insurance (1.03 per cent at 293bz), Bank Nizwa (0.97 per cent at 104bz), OIFC (0.70 per cent at 286bz) and Omantel (0.69 per cent at RO1.46).
Among the top losers were Al Sharqia Inv Holding (-3.57 per cent at 270bz), Al Jazeira Services (-2.43 per cent at 562bz), Al Madina Investment (-1.92 per cent at 153bz), Gulf International Chemical (-1.85 per cent at 212bz) and National Aluminium Products (-1.47 per cent at 402bz).
Among the sectoral indices, the Financial sector index dropped 0.25 per cent, while the Industrial sector index slipped 0.22 per cent. The Services sector index closed flat.