PKR falls by 72 paise against dollar PSX loses 28 points

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The PKR continued falling on Wednesday, declining by 72 paise against the dollar in the interbank market.

Data shared by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) showed the local currency closed at Rs218.38 per dollar, down 0.33 per cent from yesterday’s close.

Meanwhile, the KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) lost 28.80 points, witnessing a slight negative change of 0.07 percent, closing at 43,337.97 points against 43,366.77  points on the last working day.A total of 256,479,127 shares were traded during the day compared to the trade of 324,443,387 shares the previous day, whereas the price of shares stood at Rs.8.747 billion against Rs. 9.655 billion on last trading day.As many as 342 companies transacted shares in the stock market, 129 of them recorded gain and 184 sustained losses.

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