KUWAIT, May 4 (KUNA) – The Kuwait Stock Exchange closed its trading today, Monday, on the decline of the general market index 55.55 points to reach the level of 4830.3 points, with a decline of 1.13 percent.
A total of 95.8 million shares were exchanged, through 6361 cash deals, at a value of 24.9 million Kuwaiti dinars (about 84.66 million US dollars).
The main market index decreased 34.3 points to 4138.77 points, with a decrease of 0.22 percent through the amount of shares amounting to 29.01 million shares made through 1729 cash deals valued at 2.4 million dinars (about 16.8 million dollars).
The first market index also decreased by 65.5 points to reach the level of 5182.4 points, with a decline of 1.25 percent through the amount of shares amounting to 66.8 million shares made through 4632 transactions worth 22.5 million dinars (about 76.5 million dollars).
In the meantime, the (main 50) index decreased by 61.7 points, to a level of 4,039.9 points, with a decrease of 1.15 percent, through a quantity of shares of 22.16 million shares, which were exchanged through 1329 cash deals valued at 1.8 million dinars (about 12.6 million dollars).