Manama – Mubasher: Bahrain Bourse benchmark index slid on Thursday, continuing a decline to the seventh successive day.
Insurance sector was the biggest loser, with a drop of 3.15%, hurt by Bahrain Kuwait Insurance that tumbled 9.52% to lead worst performing stocks. ARIG also went down 2%.
The industrial sector came second with a drop of 0.4%, after Alba fell by the same rate to BHD 0.498.
The investment sector shut 0.21% lower, pressured by Al-Baraka Group that lost 1.45%.
On the positive front, the banks sector shut solely in green, with a rise of 0.28%, backed by AUB that gained 0.71% following news it made one-off profits from selling a property in London.
Thursday’s traded volume amounted to 1.45 million shares, up from 474,000 shares exchanged on Wednesday. Turnover also jumped to BHD 563,600, from BHD 72,700.