Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) ended the week at bullish trend as the benchmark KSE-100 index gained 442 points, or 1.08 per cent, to close at 41,401 points.

The index made an intra-day high of 677 points to touch 41,636 within the first half hour of trading.

About 140.78m stocks worth Rs8.45 billion were traded in the market.

The stocks of a total of 357 companies were traded in the market, of which 233 advanced, 103 declined and 21 remained unchanged.

Commercial banks dominated trading for the third session in a row with 24.1m shares traded, while the technology and textile sectors followed with 19.7m and 15.2m shares traded respectively.