Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Tuesday landed in the green as the benchmark KSE-100 index gained 164 points to close at 39,453 points.

In all, 167.8 million shares worth Rs8.0 billion were traded at the exchange. Of the 325 traded scrips, 137 advanced, 174 declined and 14 remained unchanged.

Volumes were led by:

Fauji Cement Co Ltd: 15.2m shares traded [-0.61pc];

D. G. Khan Cement Co. Ltd: 10.1m shares traded [-2.16pc];

Engro Polymer & Chemicals Ltd: 13.2m shares traded [-1.16pc];

K-Electric Limited: 6.9m shares traded [-0.76pc];

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd: 8.7m shares traded [-3.34pc].