KSE-100 index gains 279 points

KSE-100 index gains 279 points

Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Wednesday showed bullish trend as the benchmark KSE-100 index gained 279 points to close at 43,508 points.

Volumes fell to 111.9 million shares while value stood at Rs5.7 billion. Of the 321 traded scrips, 181 advanced, 119 declined and 21 remained unchanged.

Commercial banking sector again led the trading, today with 25.1m shares traded.

Volumes were led by:

Meezan Bank Limited: 7.6m shares traded [+4.99pc];

Bank Of Punjab: 10.1m shares traded [+2.26pc];

D. G. Khan Cement Co. Ltd: 5.1m shares traded [-1.39pc];

K-Electric Limited: 7.1m shares traded [-1.94pc];

TRG Pakistan Ltd: 5.1m shares traded [+3.93pc].