KSE-100 index lost 642 points

KSE-100 index lost 642 points

Karachi (Staff Report): Bears returned to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Thursday KSE-100 index lost 642 points to close at 42,269 points.


The index started the day with modest gains in the beginning of the session, crossing the 43,000 mark and touching 43,173 points before profit-taking pulled it down the day's low of 42,136 towards the close of trading.

Nearly 185 million stocks worth Rs10.05 billion were traded on the exchange over the day. A total of 347 symbols were traded, of which 104 advanced, 257 declined and 13 remained unchanged.