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PSX Closing Bell: So Far So Good…. So What?

January 7, 2021 (MLN): The KSE-100 index ended the trading session on Thursday with a 191.12 point or 0.42 percent gain to close at 45,344.54.

This came as a huge disappointment to market spectators, who were expecting a longer rally after witnessing the jump in index by over 400 points during the intraday session. The index was led down in the second half owing to profit booking, as investors started dumping stocks amidst increasing protests over Quetta incident. Weaker response by the State to handle the situation further worsened the situation.

Nonetheless, the Index remained positive throughout the session touching an intraday high of 45,623.72

Of the 95 traded companies in the KSE100 Index 46 closed up 49 closed down, while 0 remained unchanged. Total volume traded for the index was 394.72 million shares.

Sectors propping up the index were Commercial Banks with 177 points, Fertilizer with 100 points, Inv. Banks / Inv. Cos. / Securities Cos. with 12 points, Power Generation & Distribution with 8 points and Food & Personal Care Products with 8 points.

The most points added to the index was by UBL which contributed 88 points followed by HBL with 44 points, FFC with 37 points, EFERT with 29 points and ENGRO with 27 points.

Sector wise, the index was let down by Oil & Gas Marketing Companies with 51 points, Cement with 35 points, Oil & Gas Exploration Companies with 26 points, Automobile Assembler with 6 points and Vanaspati & Allied Industries with 5 points.

The most points taken off the index was by PSO which stripped the index of 41 points followed by PPL with 29 points, OGDC with 19 points, LUCK with 18 points and ANL with 17 points.

All Share Volume decreased by 23.10 Million to 641.44 Million Shares. Market Cap increased by Rs.5.69 Billion.

Total companies traded were 407 compared to 417 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 168 closed up, 222 closed down while 17 remained unchanged.

Total trades increased by 3,735 to 195,259.

Value Traded increased by 0.83 Billion to Rs.25.52 Billion

Company Volume

Top Ten by Volume

Byco Petroleum Pakistan 94,868,500
Power Cement 34,203,000
Kot Addu Power Company 32,190,500
Pakistan Refinery 27,522,500
Pak Elektron 20,389,000
Hascol Petroleum 17,566,324
Aisha Steel Mills 16,278,000
Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim 15,985,000
TRG Pakistan 14,371,500
Unity Foods 13,231,337


Sector Volume

Top Sector by Volume

Refinery 126,424,000
Commercial Banks 78,632,654
Cement 60,301,419
Power Generation & Distribution 58,109,202
Technology & Communication 47,315,100
Chemical 34,750,850
Engineering 32,475,147
Textile Composite 26,344,370
Oil & Gas Marketing Companies 25,604,738
Cable & Electrical Goods 23,605,600



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Posted on: 2021-01-07T18:11:00+05:00


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