Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed an upward trend on Wednesday as the KSE-100 Index surged by 928 points, or 2.21 per cent, to close at 42,911 points.

KSE-100 volumes touched 82 million shares, worth Rs7.5 billion.

Stocks of 387 companies were traded in total, with 200 advancing, 74 declining and 13 remained unchanged.

The cement sector dominated the session with 21.6m shares traded. Engineering and technology scrips followed with 19.1m and 18.2m shares traded respectively.