PSX’s 100-index turns around, gains 173 points

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: The 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) turned around to bullish trend on Tuesday, gaining 173.75, a positive change of 0.42 percent, closing at 41,714.30 against 41,540.55 points on the previous day.

A total of 144,845,613 shares were traded during the day as compared to 133,556,497 shares the previous day, whereas the price of shares stood at Rs3.756 billion against Rs3.236 billion on the last trading day.

As many as 321 companies transacted their shares in the stock market; 122 of them recorded gains and 170 sustained losses, whereas the share price of 29 companies remained unchanged.

The three top-trading companies were PTCL with 15,371,000 shares at Rs6.60 per share, Dewan Motors with 9,589,000 shares at Rs17.70 per share and WorldCall Telecom with 8,634,825 shares at Rs1.34 per share.

Pak Services witnessed a maximum increase of Rs84.53 per share price, closing at Rs1211.93, whereas the runner-up was Indus Sapphire Fiber with a Rs78.75 rise in its per share price to Rs1128.75.

Bata (Pak) witnessed a maximum decrease of Rs49.92 per share closing at Rs1650.08 followed by Premier Suger with a Rs19.17 decline to close at Rs560.00. (APP)