Islamabad: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) successfully tilted its balance sheet towards a bullish trend on Monday. The KSE 100 index closed at 42,531.31 points, compared to 42,530.67 points in the previous business day, a nominal positive change of 0.64 points.
The total trade volume was 509,522,330 shares, while the previous day’s transaction was 526,186,254 shares, while the value of the shares traded on that day was 14.543 billion rupees, compared to 17.593 billion rupees on the previous trading day.
As many as 428 companies trade stocks on the stock market, of which 184 companies made profits, 231 of which continued to lose money, while the stock prices of 13 companies remained unchanged.
The three top traded companies were Hascol petrol with a volume of 67,076,500 shares and price per share of Rs22.08, Pak Int. Bulk with a volume of 42,942,500 and price per share of Rs13.55 and Fauji Foods Ltd with a volume of 29,875,500 and price per share of Rs16.47.
Nestlé Pakistan’s highest record was 136.99 rupees per share, closing at 6,787 rupees, while Hinopak Motor came in second with an increase of 46.70 rupees per share, closing at 669.47 rupees.
The highest decline of Unilever Foods XD was 100 rupees per share, closing at 13,400 rupees, while Island Textile’s share price fell 66.08 rupees to 937 rupees.