Oman’s share index ends marginally lower

SourceTimes of Oman
SectorFinancial Markets

Muscat: The MSM index closed at 3,547.58 points, down 0.13 per cent from the previous close.The Sharia Index ended down 0.07 per cent at 515.17 points. Majan College up 4.12 per cent was the top gainer while Al Anwar Ceramic, down 2.42 per cent, was the top loser. Bank Muscat was the most active in terms of the number of shares traded and also was the most active in terms of turnover.A total number of 231 trades were executed during the day's trading session, generating a turnover of OMR3.7 million, with more than 12.2 million shares changing hands. Out of 31 traded stocks, 10 advanced, 5 declined and 16 remained unchanged.

At the session close, local investors were net buyers for OMR3.4 million while foreign investors were net sellers for more...