KSE – 100 index gains 181.13 points

Pakistan’s benchmark KSE – 100 index today closed the day in green yet again today continuing is positive streak. The index today reacted to the policy announcement by State Bank of Pakistan, with financials dragging the index down which was up in anticipation to the expected rate hike as expected by the market.

Cements, however, remained in the limelight today after it took the index up by a good 200 points during the day. MLCF +5.00%, CHCC +5.00%, DGKC +4.95%, FCCL +4.82% were all at upper lock.                 

Volume traded increased by 17.33 percent during the session after total volume clocked in at 128.089 million versus 109.071 million on Friday.

Cement, Automobile Assembler, Oil & Gas Exploration Companies, Engineering and Oil & Gas Marketing Companies closed the session at the top today after collectively adding more than 360 points.

Sector-wise all share index top ten sector turnover was led by Chemical (50.831 million), Cement (49.474 million), and Commercial Banks (28.124 million) with Cable & Electrical Goods (7.051 million) and Fertilizer (6.572 million) stocks trailing at the bottom.

KSE – 100 Index at the day end moved a total of 181.13 points up 0.40 percent, closing in at 45741.43 points with index high – low range of 45771.40 – 45413.69.

KSE – All Share Index Volume was at 262.353 million shares, the value of shares traded for all-shares index reached PKR 12.172 billion.

KSE 100 Chart, Mettis Global

The index moved in the range of 357.71 points.

55 companies closed up, whereas 38 were down at the day end.


Gainers of the Day

Symbol

Name

Net Change

NESTLE

Nestle Pakistan

289

PMPK

Phillip Morris Pakistan

100

BATA

Bata Pakistan

92.5

INDU

Indus Motor Company Ltd.

81.06

RMPL

Rafhan Maize Pakistan

50

 

Losers of the Day

Symbol

Name

Net Change

WYETH

Wyeth Pakistan

-22.5

ILTM

Island Textile Mills

-14

OTSU

Otsuka Pakistan

-13.55

MARI

Mari Petroleum

-9.53

ICI

ICI Pakistan

-9.12

 

Volume Leaders

Symbol

Name

Volume

FCCL

Fauji Cement Company

21,382,000

TRG

TRG Pakistan

17,085,000

EPCL

Engro Polymer & Chemicals

16,798,000

LOTCHEM

Lotte Chemical

14,585,500

ASL

Aisha Steel Limited

13,046,000

NRSL

Nimir Resins Limited

10,451,500

DCL

Dewan Cement Limited

9,999,000

KEL

K-Electric

9,276,500

FFL

Fauji Foods Limited

8,247,000

BYCO

Byco Petroleum

7,484,000

Posted on: 2018-04-02T17:37:00+05:00