Closing Bell – Market activity dormant after Mondays rise

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The markets were relatively unmoved during today’s session continuing on yesterday’s placid activity. The market added a total of 18.18 points or a 0.04percent increase. The rise in markets was insignificant for the last two days as market in the last two days have added a total of 41.88 points, whereas Monday saw an upraise of 1656.63 on Monday after a catastrophic week.

The session ended at a tally of 50162.81 points.

MSCI –EM Stocks; UBL, MCB, OGDC, LUCK ended the day in green whereas HBL and ENGRO finished in red.

The net gainers during today’s session were; Hinopak Motors Limited HINO +5.00%, Sanofi-Aventis Pakistan Limited SAPL+4.00%, Services Industries Limited SRVI +4.09%, Atlas Battery Limited ATBA +5.00% and Al-Ghazi Tractors Limited AGTL+5.00%.

The net decliners during the session were; Colgate-Palmolive COLG -3.80%, Indus Motor Company Limited INDU -0.92%, Mari Petroleum MARI -0.65%, AgriAuto Industries Limited AGIL -2.17% and Baluchistan Wheels Limited BWHL -5.00%.

All Share Volume increased by 0.77 Million to 232.51 Million Shares. Market Cap increased by Rs.20.70 Billion.

Total companies traded were 369 compared to 365 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 186 closed up, 167 closed down while 16 remained unchanged.

Total trades increased by 746 to 74,476.

Value Traded decreased by 2.22 Billion to Rs.11.32 Billion


Top Ten by Volume

Dewan Farooque Spinning Mills23,285,000
Engro Polymer & Chemicals21,275,500
Power Cement(R)19,680,000
Azgard Nine15,330,000
Bank Of Punjab(R)13,782,500
International Steels6,831,000
Worldcall Telecom6,677,500
Shabbir Tiles & Ceramics6,263,000
TRG Pakistan5,764,000
Pak Elektron5,755,000

Top Sector by Volume

Commercial Banks28,119,800
Textile Spinning27,310,300
Textile Composite18,277,700
Technology & Communication15,089,500
Power Generation & Distribution10,048,400
Glass & Ceramics9,428,900
Cable & Electrical Goods6,623,240


Posted on: 2017-06-07T16:05:00+05:00

$2.88 billion

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