The Arab Gulf stock markets experienced a collective decline over the past week with the exception of Saudi Arabia, which rose by 0.1% and closed at 6,488.8 points with an average daily trading value of 3.319bn riyals.
The Dubai Financial Market led the region-wide decline by 2.63%, recording 3,263 points at closure, with an average daily trading value of AED 353.493m.
Qatar Stock Exchange also declined by 1.89% and settled at 9,532.6 points, with an average daily trading value of 177.018m riyals.
Muscat Securities Market fell by 1.6% to reach 5,820 points with an average trading value of 3.538m riyals.
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange fell slightly by 0.67% and closed at 4,279.3 points, recording an average daily trading value of AED 196.525m.
Kuwait Stock Exchange ended its trading last week at 5,372 points, registering a decline of 0.36%, with an average trading value of 11.898m dinars.