Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) commenced the week on a negative note as the KSE-100 Index shed 604 points to close at 41,483 points.

Volumes slipped to 153.4 million shares valued at around Rs8 billion. Of the 354 traded symbols, 93 advanced, 239 declined and 22 remained unchanged.

The engineering sector dominated the market with around 31.6m shares traded. Oil and gas marketing scrips and textiles followed with and 18.8m and 16.7m shares traded, respectively.