PSX gains 170 points to close at 42,504.76 points

PSX gains 170 points to close at 42,504.76 points


Islamabad: On Friday, the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) showed a bullish trend. The KSE-100 index closed at 42,504.76 points, a change of 170 points (0.40%) compared to 42,334.76 points in the previous working day.

The total volume of transactions was 516,126,248 shares, compared with 508,691,857 shares traded on the previous day, while the value of the shares traded on that day was Rs 13,577 crore, compared with Rs 15,085 crore on the previous trading day.

As many as 417 companies trade stocks on the stock market, of which 184 companies recorded gains, 210 suffered sustained losses, and 23 companies’ stock prices remained unchanged.

The three top traded companies were Pak Int. Bulk with a volume of 75,507,500 shares and price per share of Rs13.35, Unity Foods LTD with a volume of 45,277,000 and price per share of Rs16.83 and Fauji Foods Ltd with a volume of 38,861,500 and price per share of Rs18.61.

Nestle Pakistan recorded maximum increase of Rs112.32 per share, closing at Rs6993.33 whereas Sapphire Fiber was runner up with the increase of Rs30.36 per share, closing at Rs706.37.

Premier Suger witnessed maximum decrease of Rs40 per share, closing at Rs510 whereas Pak Tobacco shares decreased by Rs30 per share closing at Rs1700.

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