(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) For the third day in a row, Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended trade in red on Tuesday closing at 6,594.8 points, a down of 78 points, while the weighted index also lost ground to come to 336.22 points after losing 2.35 points.
Trades came to 4,329 at KD 59 million with about 197 million shares changing hands.
All eight sector indices were red except that of the food sector which increased 23.7 percent.
The biggest loss was suffered by the investment sector which bled 117.4 points, followed by the services and industry sectors at losses of 106.1 and 94.2 points respectively.
Top gainer share was that of Jeeran Holding Company with an increase of 7.8 percent, while top loser was International Investment Projects Company with a decline of 12.3 percent.
Top five in terms of volume were shares of Gulf Finance House, Al-Safwa Group, the Public Warehousing Company, Inovest, and Kuwait International Bank (KIB) at an overall of 106.3 million shares and 53.9 percent of the day's volume.