MSM index declines 29 points

MUSCAT: Muscat Securities Market (MSM) general index 30 on Tuesday lost 29.39 points, comprising a decline by 0.58 per cent to close at 5039.86 points, compared to the last session, which stood at 5069.25 points. The trading value yesterday stood at RO 1,796,557, comprising a decline by 23.6 per cent compared to the last session, which stood at RO 2,351,484. The report released by MSM pointed out that the market value fell by 0.209 per cent to reach about RO 17.84 billion. The report added that the value of shares bought by non-Omani investors reached RO 482,000, comprising 26.84 per cent. The value of shares sold by non-Omani investors reached RO 422,000 comprising 23.49 per cent. The net non-Omani investment rose by 3.35 per cent to RO 60,000. — ONA