PSX weekly review: KSE-100 index posts highest weekly gain in two years

PSX gains 11.60 points to close at 44,525.72 points


ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) KSE 100 index was in a bullish trend on Thursday, adding 11.60 points, or 0.03%, to 44,525.72, from 44,514.12 in the previous working day.

A total of 188,666,338 shares were traded on the day compared to the previous day’s volume of 235,034,499 shares at Rs 736.1 crore and Rs 934.6 crore the previous day.

A total of 358 companies traded on the stock market, of which 116 rose, 209 lost money and 33 remained unchanged.

The top three trading houses were TRG Pak Ltd with 15,140,398 shares at Rs 79.13 per share, Oil ad Gas Dev with 11,658,343 shares at Rs 94.98 per share and Fauji Cement at Rs 94.98 per share 8,871,500 shares at Rs 17.11 per share.

Rafhan Maize topped Rs 200 per share to close at Rs 11,500, while the runner-up was Sanofi-Aventis, which rose Rs 61 to Rs 960.

Nestlé Pakistan was the biggest loser by Rs 205 to close at Rs 5,540, followed by Sapphire Tex, which lost Rs 55.90 to close at Rs 923.03.

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