(MENAFN - Arab Times) Nine of KSE's sectors ended last week in the red zone, while the other three recorded increases. The Real Estate sector headed the losers list as its index declined by 3.89% to end the week's activity at 1,370.71 points.
The Financial Services sector was second on the losers' list, which index declined by 1.61%, closing at 1,121.99 points, followed by the Consumer Goods sector, as its index closed at 1,228.37 points at a loss of 0.80%. The Technology sector was the least declining as its index closed at 1,010.16 points with a 0.11% decrease.
On the other hand, last week's highest gainer was the Health Care sector, achieving 3.03% growth rate as its index closed at 1,036.44 points. Whereas, in the second place, the Consumer Services sector's index closed at 1,160.25 points recording 0.35% increase. The Industrial sector came in third as its index achieved 0.34% growth, ending the week at 1,169.23 points.
The Real Estate sector dominated total trade volume during last week with 379.70 million shares changing hands, representing 40.19% of the total market trading volume. The Financial Services sector was second in terms of trading volume as the sector's traded shares were 33.32% of last week's total trading volume, with a total of 314.78 million shares.
On the other hand, the Real Estate sector's stocks were the highest traded in terms of value; with a turnover of K.D 29.90 million or 30.03% of last week's total market trading value. The Financial Services sector took the second place as the sector's last week turnover was K.D 24.69 million represented 24.80% of the total market trading value.