PSX stays bullish, gains 146 points

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: The 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) continued with bullish trend on Thursday, gaining 146.12 points, a positive change of 0.35 percent, closing at 42,090.71 against 41,944.59 points on the last working day.

A total of 325,716,698 shares were traded during the day as compared to 230,561,335 shares the previous day, whereas the price of shares stood at Rs7.208 billion against Rs6.249 billion on the last trading day.

Some 350 companies transacted their shares in the stock market, 216 of them recorded gains, and 109 sustained losses, whereas the share price of 25 companies remained unchanged.

The three top trading companies were Hascol Petrol with 78,510,500 shares at Rs8.34 per share, WorldCall Telecom with 33,101,000 shares at Rs1.54 per share, and Ghani Glo Hol, 17,512,002 shares at Rs16.59 per share.

Goodluck Industries witnessed a maximum increase of Rs51.76 per share price, closing at Rs741.91 whereas the runner-up was Sapphire FiberXD with a Rs47.71 rise in its per share price to Rs1,250.

Nestle Pakistan XD witnessed a maximum decrease of Rs120 per share closing at Rs5,650, followed by Sapphire Textile XD with a Rs25 decline to close at Rs1,125. (APP)