Kuwait bourse benchmark plummets 6.9 points

KUWAIT, The benchmark index of Boursa Kuwait, Kuwait’s stock exchange, on Monday closed down 4.9 points to 4733.4 points, a dip of 0.01 percent.

As many as 63.6 million shares in the vicinity of KD 8.2 million (roughly USD 27.06 million) changed hands in 2,039 transactions.

The Main Market Index also shed down by 28.8 points to 4807.3 points, a drop of 0.06 percent through 48.9 million shares done through 1,314 transactions valued at KD 3.1 million (around USD 10.2 million).

However, the Premier Market Index shot up by 8.3 points to 4691.9 points, a hike of 0.18 percent through 14.6 million shares in 725 deals in the neighborhood of KD 5.1 million (USD 16.8 million).

Source: Kuwait News Agency