Stocks in Syria’s securities exchange gained last week, for the first time in almost three months, although the limited trading volumes render this change of direction largely insignificant.
Syria’s stock market index continued its downward trend and declined by 0.43 percent over the course of last week amid very limited trading volumes.
Syria’s stock market witnessed very little change last week with trading volumes remaining very low and the market’s main index continuing its losing streak.
Syria’s stock market index has now fallen for 23 days in a row to close last week at 840.27 as the total value of shares traded stood at less than USD 30,000.
All stocks traded at the Damascus Securities Exchange fell again last week with the total value of shares falling more than 50 percent compared to the previous week.
The volume of trading slightly rose last week at the Syrian bourse although stock prices continued their decline.
Syrian stocks fell for the fifth week running with the Damascus Securities Exchange’s main index shedding 0.61 percent.
Trading in the Damascus Securities Exchange last week remained very low with investors continuing to flee the market.