KSE-100 loses 684 points amidst fear of hike in interest rates

July 15, 2019 (MLN): The KSE 100 index has lost around 684 points towards the end of closing, and is currently trading at 32,987 points. This unfavorable performance is a direct response to uncertainty and fear hovering around the Monetary Policy announcement, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, i.e. tomorrow.

Commercial Banks, Fertilizer sector and E&P companies seem to be the major driving forces behind this deterioration, as they have collectively taken away around 309 points from the index.

Up till now, the index has touched an intraday low of 32,983 points.

Posted on: 2019-07-15T14:15:00+05:00

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