PSX Closing Bell: Silent Lucidity

May 13, 2022 (MLN): Unlike previous session, the capital market on Friday opened on a positive note as investors cheered the news of upcoming funds from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) worth $2.5 billion for FY23, from which $1.5-2bn can be available in the ongoing calendar year.

The strong buying activity was witnessed across the board, making an intraday high of 43,505.75 right after the release of remittances data for the month of April 2022.

Remittances crossed the monthly mark of $3bn for the first time. Cumulatively, at $26.1bn, remittances grew by 7.6 % in the 10MFY22 to stand at $26bn compared to $24.22bn in 10MFY21.

Accordingly, the benchmark KSE-100 index ended the trading session with a gain of 588.02 points to close at 43,486.46.

Of the 95 traded companies in the KSE100 Index 79 closed up 13 closed down, while 3 remained unchanged. The total volume traded for the index was 100.46 million shares.

Sectors propping up the index were Commercial Banks with 136 points, Oil & Gas Exploration Companies with 127 points, Cement with 49 points, Automobile Assembler with 47 points, and Inv. Banks / Inv. Cos. / Securities Cos. with 37 points.

The most points added to the index were by OGDC which contributed 51 points followed by PPL with 38 points, MTL with 37 points, POL with 36 points, and BAHL with 36 points.

Sector wise, the index was let down by

The most points taken off the index was by TRG which stripped the index of 18 points followed by IGIHL with 5 points, BAFL with 3 points, NATF with 3 points and AVN with 2 points.

All Share Volume decreased by 76.39 Million to 208.11 Million Shares. Market Cap increased by Rs.93.59 Billion.

Total companies traded were 343 compared to 336 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 236 closed up, 87 closed down while 20 remained unchanged.

Total trades decreased by 23,343 to 95,955.

Value Traded decreased by 0.83 Billion to Rs.6.97 Billion


Top Ten by Volume

Treet Corporation20,904,000
Cnergyico PK20,897,533
Pakistan Refinery14,950,748
Lotte Chemical Pakistan11,699,839
Worldcall Telecom8,639,500
Unity Foods8,062,971
Hum Network7,810,500
G3 Technologies6,848,000
Ghani Global Holdings6,746,210
TPL Properties6,419,302



Top Sector by Volume

Food & Personal Care Products32,404,020
Technology & Communication29,975,080
Commercial Banks6,841,229
Oil & Gas Exploration Companies6,458,851
Cable & Electrical Goods5,394,600
Oil & Gas Marketing Companies4,857,294



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Posted on: 2022-05-13T17:44:50+05:00