KUWAIT, April 4 (KUNA) -- Index of Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) fell by 3.30 points in the early trading on Tuesday settling at the level of 10181.4 points.
Volume of traded shares amounted to 8.7 million, valued at 3.4 million dinars, distributed over 223 cash transactions.
Upon closing on Monday, the index tumbled 82.6 points and closed at 10,184.
7 points. Volume of traded stocks amounted to 208.5 million, at a value of 86.
5 million dinars, distributed over 7736 transactions.
All eight-market sectors took a dive with the services sector losing the most and shedding 155.7 points. It was followed by the investment sector, down 136.6 points, the real estate sector, down 75 points and the food sector, down 51 points.
The top five gainers were the National Industries Group, up 7.9 percent, the Aayan Real Estate Company, up 6.8 percent, the International Investment Group 6.55 percent, the Commercial Real Estate Company, up 6.3 percent and the Mabanee Company, up 5 percent.
The top five losers were, ShuaaCapital, down 6.9 percent, Safwan Trading and Contracting, down 6.25 percent, Injazzat Real Estate Development, down 6 percent, National Real Estate, down 5.95 percent and Coast Investment and Development, down 5.68 percent.
On Sunday, the index ended a hefty 146 points up, the second consecutive day of a hike, to register 10,267 points and make up for some of last month's losses.
There was brisker activity as well with volume up to 306 million shares, value at KD 109.9 million and with 9,321 transactions.