Kuwait Bourse Closes Lower

Kuwait, Kuwait Bourse closed Wednesday trading as the All Share Index lost 96.29 points to reach 7,271.82 points, a decrease of 1.31percent. As many as 137.5 million shares valued at KD 45.9 million (roughly USD 149.1 million) were traded via 12,314 transactions. The Main Market Index went down by 51.96 points to reach 5,937.83 points, a decrease of 0.87 percent, through 58.4 million shares done via 3,002 transactions valued at KD 6.9 million (roughly USD 22.4 million). The Premier Market Index went down by 112.68 points to reach 7,976.57 points, a decrease of 1.39 percent through 79.1 million shares done via 9,312 transactions valued at KD 38.9 million (roughly USD 126.4 million). Meanwhile, the bourse Main 50 Index lost 55.13 points to reach 5,838.98 points, a decrease of 0.94 percent, through stock volume of 53.1 million shares done in 2,460 deals at a value of KD 6.4 million (roughly USD 20.8 million). Source: Qatar News Agency