The Doha-located QE Index declined slightly (down 0.78%), finishing at 6,845.81 points. Banks and industry shares posted mostly losses. Doha Bank (0.89% lower at QR44.50) decided today to disclose its semi-annual results July 19. The media will be informed on July 25. Telecom operator Qtel (up 1.16% at QR165.40) and Vodafone Qatar (flat at QR8.10) were not affected by the general bearish mood.