MSM index gains 32 points

MUSCAT: Muscat Securities Market (MSM) general index (30) on Monday added 32.55 points, comprising a rise by 0.73 per cent to close at 4,486.11 points, compared to the last session, which stood at 4,453.56 points. The trading value on Monday stood at RO 3,978,930, comprising a rise by 76 per cent, compared to the last session, which stood at RO 2,260,731. The report released by MSM pointed out that the market value rose by 0.276 per cent to reach about RO 17.76 billion. The report added that the value of shares bought by non-Omani investors reached RO 233,000, comprising 5.86 per cent. The value of shares sold by non-Omani investors reached RO 790,000, comprising 19.87 per cent. The net non-Omani investment declined by 14 per cent to RO 557,000. On Sunday, the trading value stood at RO 2,260,731, comprising a rise by 47.7 per cent, compared to the last session, which stood at RO 1,530,111. The report released by MSM pointed out that the market value rose by 0.214 per cent to reach about RO 17.71 billion. — ONA