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Closing Bell – Index Gains 1.51 Percent

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Pakistan Stock Exchange started the week on a positive note on Monday and has continued the momentum onto Tuesday. The sentiment was bullish in the market, as it closed 773.46 points higher than yesterday’s tally. By the close of trading the market reached a total of 52,146.97 points. As Emerging Markets stocks have another good day.

The buying trend from local mutual funds continued from yesterday. The sectors which gained the most were Commercial Banks, Oil & Gas and Fertilizer. 

The market leaders in today session were Wyeth Pak +5.00%, Millat Tractors +3.88, Unilever Foods 0.81%, Exide Pak +5.00% and Indus Dyeing +5.00%.

The decliners in today’s session were Sapphire Fiber -5.00%, Sanofi-Aventis -1.78%, Khyber Tobbaco -1.56%, Al-Abbas Sugar -4.36% and Thal Ind Corp-1.84%.

All Share Volume increased by 83.73 Million to 323.92 Million Shares. Market Cap increased by Rs.123.96 Billion.

Total companies traded were 417 compared to 394 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 273 closed up, 132 closed down while 12 remained unchanged.

Total trades increased by 20,667 to 109,796.

Value Traded increased by 7.05 Billion to Rs.19.62 Billion

Company Volume
Top Ten by Volume
Lotte Chemical Pakistan 40,677,000
TRG Pakistan 12,638,000
Chakwal Spinning Mills 11,496,000
Dewan Farooque Motors 9,544,500
K-Electric 9,328,000
Oil & Gas Development Company 8,836,100
Worldcall Telecom 8,182,000
Kohinoor Spinning Mills 7,090,000
Sui Northern Gas Pipelines 5,848,000
The Bank of Punjab 5,654,500


Sector Volume
Top Sector by Volume
Chemical 50,119,390
Commercial Banks 34,700,900
Textile Spinning 29,618,450
Technology & Communication 25,606,500
Power Generation & Distribution 17,570,400
Textile Composite 14,635,540
Cement 14,493,700
Automobile Assembler 13,835,410
Engineering 13,286,700
Fertilizer 12,935,300


Posted on: 2017-05-23T18:02:00+05:00

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