Oman’s share index ends marginally lower

SourceTimes of Oman
SectorFinancial Markets

Muscat: The MSM index closed at 3,641.030 points, down 0.07 per cent from the previous close. The Sharia Index ended down 0.39 per cent at 517.24 points. United Finance, up 2.78 per cent was the top gainer while National Gas, down 2.52 per cent, was the top loser. Shares of Bank Muscat were the most active in terms of the number of shares traded while Oman Flour Mills was the most active in terms of turnover.A total number of 335 trades were executed during the day's trading session, generating a turnover of OMR2.7 million, with more than 10.0 million shares changing hands.

Out of 39 traded stocks, 4 advanced, 16 declined and 19 remained unchanged. At the session close, local investors were net buyers for OMR150,000 while local GCC & more...