Postive momentum lifts 100 index up over 200 points in the first half

Capital markets kicked off on a positive note today and within a few hours of trading, KSE – 100 index has gained 278 points. The 100 index is currently trading at 42,784 points, up by 0.66% from the last session’s closing value.

During the first half, the index has advanced to an intraday high of 42,810 points and touched a low of 42,453 points while travelling a range of 356 points. 28.5 million shares have been traded by the companies listed within KSE – 100, at a value worth PKR 1.9 billion.

Among the KSE – 100 companies, Commercial Banks, Cement and Fertilizer have taken the lead sector-wise having contributed 228 points to the index as of now.

The broader KSE All Share index is presently trading at 31,008 points, 132 points or 0.43% up from the previous session’s closing value.

Up till now, the intraday high has reached 31,014 points while the low is recorded at 30,857 points currently. 67.9 million shares, worth PKR 2.6 billion, have been traded within KSE as of now.

Within the constituents listed at KSE, Indus Motors is the top net gainer with an increase of Rs.42.3 while Jubilee Life Insurance Company Limited follows up next in line with an increase of Rs.32. On the other hand, Shifa International Hospitals Limited has lost Rs.13.2 and is the top net loser so far on KSE.

Leading the volume at KSE, Trust Investment Bank Limited has traded 8.5 million shares until now.

Posted on: 2018-08-06T12:05:00+05:00