Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange's (PSX) benchmark KSE-100 index took a complete U-turn, after panic selling had caused it to plunge at the start of the trading session.

The index recovered during the latter half of the day, moving up to 47,603 points, after falling over 800 points within the opening hour.

At the end of trading, the Pakistan Stock Exchange’s (PSX) benchmark index recorded an eventual rise of 729.11 points or 1.56% to end at 47,603.48.