A slow win at trading floors today

March 13, 2019 (MLN): KSE-100 Index remained in consolidation by the end of today’s session by gaining over 32 points and closing at 38,928 points, marking a growth of 0.08% from previous session’s closing.

Major sectors comprising of Commercial Banks, Power Generation & Distribution, Tobacco and Chemical benefitted the most as their combined contribution to the index amounted to 68 points. The scrips of HUBC (+1.23%), HBL (+0.81%), UBL (+0.98%) and PMPK (+4.98%) earned the maximum gains.

Bounded within the range of 232 points, the index touched an intraday high of 39,060 points and an intraday low of 38,828 points.

Nearly 67 million shares were traded today for the scrips listed on the benchmark index with their total value recorded at Rs2.7 billion.

Congruently, the broader KSE All Share index gained around 14 points by the day end and closed at 28,527 points.

An intraday high of 28,608 points and an intraday low of 28,452 points was recorded by the day end for the all share index with a range of 156 points.

Over 93 million shares of the scrips listed within the broader KSE All Share Index have been traded so far, with its value recorded at Rs.3.27 billion.

Total 299 companies’ transacted shares in the Stock Market today, out of which 123 recorded gains and 152 sustained losses whereas the share price of 24 companies remained unchanged.

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Posted on: 2019-03-13T17:01:00+05:00