Benchmark index lands in consolidation

April 5, 2019 (MLN): After declining by over 500 points in yesterday's trading session, the capital markets concluded today’s trade in consolidation while the market participants seemed to channel mixed emotions.

The benchmark KSE – 100 index gained 5 points in today’s session, closing the day at 37,521 points.

While Oil & Gas Exploration Companies emerged as the best performing sector with a contribution of 9.5 points to KSE – 100 index, Commercial Banks took away over 26 points.

A total of 48 million shares were traded within this index, at PKR 2.5 billion.

Meanwhile, the All Share KSE Index gained 77 points today and closed today’s trade at 27,506 points.

Within the broader All Share Index, 101.7 million shares were traded at PKR 3.8 billion.

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Posted on: 2019-04-05T18:05:00+05:00