PMEX commodity index closes at 3,135 points

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Karachi

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited’s commodity index closed on Wednesday at 3,135 points. The total traded value of metals, energy and COTS/FX was recorded at Rs 8.03 billion and number of lots traded was 17,211, says PMEX statement here on Thursday.
Major business was contributed by gold amounting to Rs 3.81 billion, followed by currencies through COTS (Rs 3.21 billion), WTI crude oil (Rs 788.29 million), silver (Rs 181.39 million), copper (Rs 37.31 million) and brent crude oil (Rs 4.79 million). In agricultural commodities, 12 lots of cotton amounting to Rs 4.85 million were also traded.—APP