Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) started the week on a positive note as the benchmark KSE-100 Index gained 235 points, or 0.52 per cent, to reach 45,529 points.

Only 53m shares of KSE-100 companies changed hands during the session, with a total worth of nearly Rs4.1 billion.

Stocks of 355 companies in all were traded on the exchange, of which 219 gained in value, whereas 116 declined and 20 remained unchanged.