ISLAMABAD: The 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed a bearish trend on Thursday, losing 329.09 points, a negative change of 0.80 percent, closing at 40,838.51 points against 41,167.60 points the previous day.
A total of 150,264,321 shares were traded during the day as compared to 196,543,047 shares the previous day, whereas the price of shares stood at Rs5.772 billion against Rs6.413 billion on the last trading day.
As many as 319 companies transacted their shares in the stock market; 75 of them recorded gains and 220 sustained losses, whereas the share price of 24 companies remained unchanged.
The three top-trading companies were WorldCall Telecom with 14,163,476 shares at Rs1.25 per share; Maple Leaf with 10,480,725 shares at Rs23.78 per share, and Kot Addu Power with 9,688,154 shares at Rs28.91 per share.
Goodluck Ind. witnessed a maximum increase of Rs50.00 per share price, closing at Rs1,000.00, whereas the runner-up was Khyber Tobacco with a Rs27.53 rise in its per share price to Rs394.65.
Bhanero Tex witnessed a maximum decrease of Rs78.84 per share closing at Rs1,100.01; followed by Reliance Cotton with Rs45.00 decline to close at Rs600.00. (APP)