Pakistan’s KSE – 100 Index gains 206 points

Pakistan’s Equity markets have resumed their path to positivity after closing five sessions in red. The index succumbed to profit taking amidst a significant rally that came after a very long wait.

Cement and Bank scrips were in limelight again for somewhat right reasons, Lucky Cement +3.2%, DG Khan Cement +3.1% were the leading gainers in the Cement sector, whereas, Financials on the other hand closed the session mixed. Habib Bank +2.3%, United Bank -1.5% were on the highest and lowest end of the spectrum.

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics also released inflation numbers that clocked in below the market consensus, yielding no impact on the index.

Sector-wise all share index turnover was led by Tech & Comms: (31.391 million), Engineering (28.018 million), and Cement (27.084 million) with Automobile Assembler (9.473 million) and Refinery (5.977 million) stocks trailing at the bottom.

KSE – 100 Index at the day end moved a total of +206.43 points up by +0.47%, closing in at 44255.48 points with index high-low range of 44436.39 – 44049.05.

KSE – All Share Index Volume was at 228.203 million shares, value of shares traded for all-shares index reached PKR 9.754 billion.

KSE – 100 Index Chart – Mettis Global

The index movement was limited within the 387.34 points range.

55 companies closed up, whereas 34 were down at the day end.


Gainers of the Day

Symbol

Name

Net Change

WYETH

Wyeth Pakistan

89.4

HINO

Hinopak Motors

56.94

SAPL

Sanofi-Aventis Pakistan

56.5

UPFL

Unilever Pakistan

50

MUREB

Murree Brewery

39.49

 

Losers of the Day

Symbol

Name

Net Change

PMPK

Phillip Morris Pakistan

-159

COLG

Colgate – Palmolive

-120

PAKT

Pakistan Tobacco

-92.86

KHTC

Khyber Tobacco

-46.92

TICL

The Thall Industries

-18

 

Volume Leaders

Symbol

Name

Volume

WTL

Worldcall Telecom

23,821,500

FFL

Fauji Foods

13,148,500

ASL

Aisha Steel

10,886,500

LOTCHEM

Lotte Chemical

10,786,500

ANL

Azgard Nine

10,722,000

DSL

Dost Steel

9,916,500

BOP

Bank of Punjab

7,020,500

DFML

Dewan Farooque Motors

6,926,000

TRG

TRG Pakistan

6,164,500

POWER

Power Cement

6,091,500

Posted on: 2018-02-01T17:14:00+05:00