August 22, 2022 (MLN): The domestic equities on Monday remained volatile as political uncertainty and the outcome of the MPC meeting due today kept the investors cautious, leading the KSE-100 index to shed 443.99 points to close at 42,826.66.
The Index traded in a range of 530.77 points or 1.23 percent of the previous close, showing an intraday high of 43,317.91 and a low of 42,787.14.
Of the 94 traded companies in the KSE100 Index 15 closed up 78 closed down, while 1 remained unchanged. The total volume traded for the index was 90.62 million shares.
Sector-wise, the index was let down by Commercial Banks with 104 points, Cement with 51 points, Technology & Communication with 46 points, Miscellaneous with 46 points and Oil & Gas Exploration Companies with 31 points.
The most points taken off the index was by PSEL which stripped the index of 46 points followed by HBL with 31 points, UBL with 29 points, OGDC with 28 points and TRG with 20 points.
Sectors propping up the index were Inv. Banks / Inv. Cos. / Securities Cos. with 6 points.
The most points added to the index was by POL which contributed 13 points followed by DAWH with 12 points, MEBL with 11 points, INDU with 8 points and FATIMA with 5 points.
All Share Volume decreased by 111.54 Million to 194.67 Million Shares. Market Cap decreased by Rs.67.21 Billion.
Total companies traded were 329 compared to 323 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 66 closed up, 245 closed down while 18 remained unchanged.
Total trades decreased by 9,961 to 87,105.
Value Traded decreased by 1.06 Billion to Rs.5.33 Billion
|The Bank of Punjab||5,849,500|
|Pakistan International Airlines Corp||4,573,500|
|Technology & Communication||26,725,435|
|Power Generation & Distribution||24,844,358|
|Oil & Gas Marketing Companies||15,832,026|
|Food & Personal Care Products||14,885,188|
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