KSE-100 lingers on neutral territory as investors await positive signals from China and IMF

November 6, 2018 (MLN): The KSE 100 index loitered in a neutral territory during the last trading session of the week. The index gained merely 21 points by the day end and closed in at 41,388 points.

Oil & Gas Exploration Companies, Fertilizer and Cement sectors emerged as the top net gainers as they jointly added 104 points to the index, whereas Oil and Gas Exploration companies and Commercial Banks emerged as top net losers as they jointly evacuated 102 points from the index, making almost zero impact on the index.

Among the index heavy weights, scrips of DAWH (+3.27%) and PSO (+1.91%) provided gains whereas scrips of HBL (-1.72%) and PLL (-1.78%) coxed the index towards losses.

Engulfed within a range of 358 points, the index touched an intraday high of 41,567 points and an intraday low of 41,208 points. Around 139 million shares traded today for the scrips listed on the benchmark index with their total value recorded at Rs.6.8 billion.

The broader KSE All share also gained only 26 points by the day end and closed in at 29,935 points.

An intraday high of 30,015 points and an intraday low of 29,819 points was recorded by the day end for the all share index with a range of 196 points.

Over 219 million shares of the scrips listed within the broader KSE All Share Index have been traded so far, with its value recorded at Rs.8.8 billion.

Within the broader KSE All share index, share prices of 191 companies soared high whereas the prices of 111 companies declined.

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Posted on: 2018-11-09T17:19:00+05:00