March 16, 2023 (MLN): Domestic equities on Thursday remained range bound on the back of the political noise and economic upheaval as the benchmark KSE-100 index lost 179.95 points to close at 41,694.09.
The Index traded in a range of 482.22 points or 1.15 percent of the previous close, showing an intraday high of 42,123.45 and a low of 41,641.23.
Of the 99 traded companies in the KSE100 Index 50 closed up 42 closed down, while 7 remained unchanged. The total volume traded for the index was 115.11 million shares.
Sector-wise, the index was let down by Oil & Gas Exploration Companies with 114 points, Miscellaneous with 67 points, Technology & Communication with 23 points, Inv. Banks / Inv. Cos. / Securities Cos. with 20 points and Power Generation & Distribution with 15 points.
The most points taken off the index were by PSEL which stripped the index of 67 points followed by POL with 57 points, OGDC with 29 points, SYS with 23 points and DAWH with 19 points.
Sectors propping up the index were Commercial Banks with 20 points, Pharmaceuticals with 12 points, Glass & Ceramics with 11 points, Engineering with 8 points and Chemical with 6 points.
The most points added to the index were by HBL which contributed 32 points followed by EFERT with 15 points, SEARL and EFUG with 9 points and FATIMA with 8 points.
All Share Volume increased by 1.42mn to 234.70mn shares. Market Cap decreased by Rs33.08 billion.
The total companies traded were 341 compared to 334 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 186 closed up, 128 closed down and 27 remained unchanged.
Total trades increased by 12,614 to 114,263.
Value Traded decreased by 0.98bn to Rs7.46bn.
|Ghani Global Holdings||11,906,682|
|Maple Leaf Cement Factory||11,817,956|
|Pakistan International Bulk Terminal||7,783,000|
|Fauji Cement Company||7,673,500|
|D.G. Khan Cement Company||6,558,116|
|Technology & Communication||31,653,187|
|Food & Personal Care Products||9,272,149|
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Posted on: 2023-03-16T17:23:12+05:00