The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) continued with range-bound trading activity for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index gaining 61.84 points (+0.13 percent) to close at 48,962.54 points.
The market opened on a positive note and remained positive for most of the session with the KSE-100 Index oscillating both ways, and finally concluded in the green zone.
The KSE-100 Index traded in a range of 220.9 points, showing an intraday high of 48,118.2 points and a low of 47,897.3 points.
Among other indices, the KSE All Share Index gained 18.63 points (+0.06 percent) to close at 32,726.18 points, while All Share Islamic Index gained 4.65 points (-0.02 percent) to close at 23,529.24 points.
A total of 392 companies traded shares in the stock exchange, out of them shares of 189 closed up, shares of 176 closed down while shares of 27 companies remained unchanged.
The overall market volumes increased by 19.72 million to 638.84 million shares. The number of total trades increased by 4,368 to 165,105.—TLTP