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Bargain hunters take their picks at Doha bourse

The Qatar Exchange (20) Index closed 0.75% higher at 9,619.04 points on the last trading day of the month as shares advanced across the board. Since Aug. 22, the gauge lost 4.8% due to fears that recent threats by the U. S. to attack Syria could escalate geopolitical tensions in the region. Shares of Qatar Gas Transport or Nakilat topped the charts by closing 8.37% higher at QR19.29. Cinema lost the most, finishing of 2% at QR49.10.