The general index of the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) increased by 0.005 per cent, gaining 0.29 points to close at 5,896.89 points on Monday Market capitalisation increased by 0.015 per cent to RO12.068bn compared to RO12.066bn at the closing of the previous trading session.
The value of traded securities reached RO8.3mn as compared to RO4.6mn at the closing of the previous session, an increase of 78.67 per cent. While a total of 48 stocks were traded, the market was negative with 20 advancing stocks to 23 declining stocks. The market volume increased by 56.14 per cent to 28.50mn securities traded compared to 18.25mn securities traded in the previous session. The top gainers included National Finance (3.57 per cent at 145bz) and Oman Chlorine (3.45 per cent at 600bz).