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Al Khaleej Takaful considers capital increase

In Doha, the Qatar Exchange closed 0.20% higher at 8,332.35 points Thursday. Banks kept the gauge buoyant. While Qatar National Bank ended flat at QR133.50., Al Ahli Bank surged 4.44% to hit QR58.80. Islamic insurance firm Al Khaleej Takaful plummeted 3.50% to QR42.70. Earlier in the day its board decision from Wednesday August 1, thereby approving the proposal to appoint a specialized consulting firm to study the company's capital increase, knowing that the said study is non-compulsory.