PSX witnesses bullish trend, gains 126 points

F.P Report

ISLAMABAD: The 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed bullish trend on Monday, gaining 126.39 points, a positive change of 0.30 percent, closing at 42,211.64 points against 42,085.25 points on the last working day.

A total of 240,194,764 shares were traded during the day compared to 313,348,644 shares the previous day, whereas the price of shares stood at Rs.10.533 billion against Rs. 9.420 billion on the last trading day.

As many as 336 companies transacted their shares in the stock market, 161 of them recorded gain and 149 sustained losses, whereas the share price of 26 companies remained unchanged.

The three top trading companies were WorldCall Telecom with 31,151,000 shares at Rs.1.63 per share, Pak Elektron with 27,142,500 at Rs.17.45 and The TRG Pak Ltd with 26,747,663 at Rs.151.43 per share.

Unilever Foods witnessed a maximum increase of Rs.449.50 per share price, closing at Rs. 25,949.50 whereas the runner up was Nestle Pakistan with Rs.100 rise in per share price to Rs.5,850.

Colgate PalmXB witnessed maximum decrease of Rs.40.01 per share closing at Rs.2,059.99 followed by Gatron Industries with Rs.30.50 decline to close at Rs.378.50. (APP)