KARACHI: The KSE 100-share Index built on a gains on Monday after four-day losing strain finished on Friday final week.
Previously, a seductiveness in index-heavy bonds deepened as investors cheered World Bank’s loan of $450 million for Pakistan.
At tighten on Monday, a Pakistan Stock Exchange’s (PSX) benchmark KSE 100-share Index available a arise of 288.30 points or 0.60% to finish during 48,697.65.
According to Topline Securities’ researcher Hammad Aman, miss of triggers kept volumes on a reduce side in initial trade event of a week.
“Lalpir Power announced EPS of Rs2.62 along with a money division of Rs1 per share. Its batch gained 1.7%,” he said. “K-Electric and Aisha Steel Mills led a volumes with 22 million shares traded combined.”
Overall, trade volumes fell to 134.7 million shares compared with Friday’s total of 212 million.
Shares of 391 companies were traded. At a finish of a day, 233 bonds sealed higher, 146 declined while 12 remained unchanged. The value of shares traded during a day was Rs6.1 billion.
K-Electric was a volume personality with 12.3 million shares, losing Rs0.13 to tighten during Rs9.03. It was followed by Aisha Steel Mills with 10.3 million shares, gaining Rs1.05 to tighten during Rs23.36 and The Bank of Punjab with 9.3 million shares, gaining Rs0.16 to tighten during Rs16.27.2017-03-20