MSM30 CLOSES FLAT ON LACK OF LOCAL TRIGGERS

MUSCAT: The benchmark MSM30 index ended Tuesday’s session flat at 6,694.50 with no local triggers to lift the market.

However, interest was seen on Oooredoo, Bank Nizwa and Al Anwar Holdings with local institutional investors also supporting the market.

The Financial sub-index was the sole loser (-0.35%) while the Industrial and the Services indices posted daily gains of 0.06 per cent and 0.17 per cent, respectively.

The Shariah Index gained 0.19 per cent to close at 1,003.94.

Top gainers on the MSM included Taageer Finance, National Aluminium Products and Construction Materials Ind while the losers included Al Madina Investment, Bank Nizwa and Al Hassan Engineering.

SOURCE: MUSCAT DAILY