Closing Bell: Freaky Friday!

February 14, 2020: The KSE-100 index lost approximately 212 points on Friday and concluded the session at 40,243-level, i.e. around 0.52% lower than the closing of previous session.

According to a research report by Intermarket Securities, the index emanated negative vibes on the back of lack of clarity pertaining to the policy agreement between Pakistan and IMF.

The Index traded in a range of 508.76 points or 1.26 percent of previous close, showing an intraday high of 40,602.83 and a low of 40,094.07.

Of the 88 traded companies in the KSE100 Index 22 closed up 65 closed down, while 1 remained unchanged. Total volume traded for the index was 85.81 million shares.

Sector wise, the index was let down by Oil & Gas Exploration Companies with 47 points, Tobacco with 37 points, Inv. Banks / Inv. Cos. / Securities Cos. with 30 points, Oil & Gas Marketing Companies with 28 points and Fertilizer with 22 points.

The most points taken off the index was by PAKT which stripped the index of 37 points followed by DAWH with 29 points, POL with 19 points, ENGRO with 18 points and OGDC with 13 points.

Sectors propping up the index were Commercial Banks with 31 points, Insurance with 9 points, Paper & Board with 3 points, Transport with 3 points and Leather & Tanneries with 2 points.

The most points added to the index was by HBL which contributed 47 points followed by MCB with 23 points, MEBL with 13 points, IGIHL with 9 points and NATF with 4 points.

All Share Volume decreased by 79.84 Million to 117.60 Million Shares. Market Cap decreased by Rs.65.03 Billion.

Total companies traded were 326 compared to 340 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 95 closed up, 211 closed down while 20 remained unchanged.

Total trades decreased by 23,349 to 46,164.

Value Traded decreased by 3.32 Billion to Rs.3.77 Billion


Top Ten by Volume

Pakistan International Bulk Terminal17,542,500
Lotte Chemical Pakistan13,141,000
Hascol Petroleum9,069,000
Unity Foods8,452,500
The Bank of Punjab4,932,500
D.G. Khan Cement Company3,684,000
Fauji Foods3,449,000
Pakistan Refinery2,710,000



Top Sector by Volume

Technology & Communication13,397,500
Commercial Banks11,865,700
Oil & Gas Marketing Companies11,259,400
Vanaspati & Allied Industries8,453,600
Power Generation & Distribution5,632,500
Food & Personal Care Products4,149,020



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Posted on: 2020-02-14T18:18:00+05:00