Muscat Securities Market (MSM) general index 30 lost more than 59 points in the fourth session this week, constituting a decline by 1.02 per cent to close at 5,742 points compared to 5,802 points previously.
The MSM daily report pointed out that the financial sector declined by 1.25 per cent to close at 6,724 points compared to 6,809 points previously, followed by the industrial sector, which declined by 0.71 per cent to close at 6,896 points compared to 6,946 points previously.
The services sector also declined by 0.60 per cent to close at 2,635 points compared to 2,651 points previously.
The trading value yesterday stood at RO 4.3 million ($11.17 million), comprising a rise by 45.25 per cent compared to yesterday’s session, which stood at RO 2.9 million ($7.53 million).
The market value declined by 0.65 per cent to reach about RO 10.6 billion ($27.54 million).
MSM report pointed out that the value of shares bought by non-Omani investors reached RO 1.152,000 ($2.992.982), comprising 26.98 per cent.
The value of shares sold by non-Omani investors reached RO 1.755,000 ($4.559.621) comprising 41.12 per cent.