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PSX: Closing Bell – Index Gains 1.40 Percent

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The stock market today witnessed an increase of 1.40% and the KSE100 Index closed at 49,389.95, increasing by 678.50 points. The market had been in continuous decline for the last four trading sessions. But investors breathed a sigh of relief as the market moved positive in today’s session.

All Share Volume increased by 27.66 Million to 287.87 Million Shares. Market Cap increased by Rs.80.52 Billion.

Total companies traded were 394 compared to 369 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 249 closed up, 132 closed down while 13 remained unchanged.

Total trades increased by 8,746 to 88,040.

Value Traded increased by 2.31 Billion to Rs.15.37 Billion

Company Volume

Top Ten by Volume

Engro Polymer & Chemicals 39,189,500
Invest Capital Investment Bank 20,052,000
Aisha Steel Mills 14,827,500
TRG Pakistan 14,013,000
Summit Bank 10,723,000
Bank Alfalah 10,677,500
Engro Fertilizers 8,557,500
Sui Northern Gas Pipelines 8,515,000
Pakistan International Bulk Terminal 8,464,500
The Bank of Punjab 7,848,000

 

Sector Volume

Top Sector by Volume

Chemical 46,990,500
Commercial Banks 46,601,000
Inv. Banks / Inv. Cos. / Securities Cos. 24,704,500
Engineering 23,236,700
Technology & Communication 18,960,000
Cement 16,434,000
Oil & Gas Marketing Companies 14,803,500
Fertilizer 12,675,500
Textile Composite 12,471,960
Power Generation & Distribution 10,213,000

 

Posted on: 2017-05-04T17:15:00+05:00

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