Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Tuesday closes nearly flat as the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining only 23 points, or 0.05 per cent to reach 50,144 points.

Trading was led by the cement sector, with 40.2 million shares traded during the session.

About 259.5 million shares changed hands by the end of the session, with a total worth of nearly Rs16.4 billion.

Stocks of 365 companies were traded, of which 152 gained in value, 193 declined and 20 remained unchanged.