(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The price index of Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended trading on Tuesday with an increase of 3.7 points to 6,950.6 points, while the weighted index gained 0.63 points, reaching 487.18 points.
Trades came to 5,343 transactions, worth about KD 44.7 million, and volume was at 481.9 million shares upon closing.
Six out of the eight sector indices were in green and two were red.
The biggest gainer was the food sector, which was up 75.5 points, followed by the industry sector which gained 23 points, then the banking sector which increased 22.9 points.
The non-Kuwaiti companies sector was the biggest loser, dropping 136.1 points.
The leading high share was the stock of Global Investment House, while the biggest loss was suffered by the Injazzat Real Estate Development Company stock.
Five most traded shares were those ofInternational Financial Advisers, Jeezan Holding Company, Kuwait Real Estate Company,Al-Safat Investment Company, and National Ranges Company