KSE-100 Index gains 1,096 points

KSE-100 Index gains 1,096 points

Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Tuesday showed bullish trend as the benchmark KSE-100 Index gained 1,096 points to close at 42,745 points.


The index peaked at 42,770 points near the end of the session. The market's commencement of 41,648 points remained the day's low.

In all, 140.8 million shares worth Rs7.2 billion were traded at the exchange. Of the 339 traded scrips, 259 advanced, 66 declined and 14 remained unchanged.

The cement sector dominated trading with 27.3m shares traded while the banking and chemical sectors followed with 23.7m and 11.7m shares traded respectively.