KSE-100 gains 46 points

KSE-100 gains 46 points

Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) ended the week on positive note as the benchmark KSE-100 gained 46 points to close at 44,301 points.


The index opened higher and gained 382 points to touch a day's high of 44,637 points before selling pressure set in, forcing it to a day's low of 44,253 points towards the day's close.

About 284 million shares worth Rs10.6 billion were traded at the exchange. Of the 361 traded scrips, 203 advanced, 131 declined and 27 remained unchanged.

The chemical sector dominated trading with 61.6m shares traded, while cements followed with 50.4m shares changing hands.