Pakistan’s KSE – 100 loses 54.43 points

Karachi Stock Exchange – 100 Index today inched lower after it lost 54 points today, closing at 43572 points, after volumes dropped by 38% to 39.032 million.

KSE – 100 movement has been relative as earnings session has had the markets react vigorously. Furthermore, the volatility has also been apparent in the global markets where markets went through a roller-coaster ride during the last week as they calmed down today.

Tobacco, Oil & Gas Exploration companies, and Technology & Communication stocks closed the session at the bottom after collectively taking away more than 57 points.

Habib Metropolitan Bank, Kohinoor Textile Mills, Amreli Steel, Hub Power Company, Fauji Cement, United Bank Limited and Ferozsons Laboratories reported financial results for their respective periods today.

Sector-wise all share index turnover was led by Food & Personal Care Products (19.267 million), Cement (14.965 million), and Technology & Communication (12.187 million) with Textile Composite (4.733 million) and Transport (3.657 million) stocks trailing at the bottom.

KSE – 100 Index at the day end moved a total of -54.43 points down 0.12%, closing in at 43572.67 points with index high-low range of 43945.62 – 43512.09.

KSE – All Share Index Volume was at 126.714 million shares, value of shares traded for all-shares index reached PKR 5.124 billion.

KSE 100 Chart, Mettis Global

The index moved in the range of 433.53 points.

37 companies closed up, whereas 53 were down at the day end.


Gainers of the Day

Symbol

Name

Net Change

NESTLE

Nestle Pakistan

25

POML

Punjab Oil Mills Limited

11.6

LUCK

Lucky Cement

11.37

BATA

Bata Pakistan

11

SHFA

Shifa International

9.22

 

Losers of the Day

Symbol

Name

Net Change

PAKT

Pak Tobacco

-101.94

JLICL

Jubilee Life Insurance Company

-14.9

ABOT

Abbott Laboratories

-12.04

MTL

Millat Tractors Limited

-10.72

MUREB

Murree Brewery

-9

 

Volume Leaders

Symbol

Name

Volume

TRG

TRG Pak Ltd

7,499,000

FCCL

Fauji Cement Company Ltd

3,504,500

DGKC

D.G. Khan Cement Ltd

1,808,000

EFERT

Engro Fertilizer Ltd

1,736,500

PAEL

Pak Elektron

1,694,000

BOP

Bank of Punjab

1,559,500

KEL

K-Electric

1,534,500

SSGC

Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd.

1,302,500

NBP

National Bank Ltd

1,230,000

HBL

Habib Bank Ltd

920,100

Posted on: 2018-02-19T17:35:00+05:00