PSX extends gains by 216 points

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The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) extended gains on Wednesday amid improved volumes, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index gaining 216.37 points (+0.49 percent) to close at 44,260.11 points.

The market opened on a negative note but remained overall positive during the session. The last hour trading helped index gain over 200 points as bulls were seen in the driving seat.

The KSE-100 Index moved in a range of 323.5 points, showing an intraday high of 44,265.14 points and a low of 43,941.64 points. Among other indices, the KSE All Share Index gained 192.44 points (+0.64 percent) to close at 30,358.12 points, while KMI All Share Islamic Index gained 127.48 points (+0.59 percent) to close at 21,881.76 points.

A total of 370 companies traded shares in the stock exchange, out of them shares of 199 closed up, shares of 147 closed down while shares of 24 companies remained unchanged. Out of 94 traded companies in the KSE-100 Index, 63 closed up, 27 closed down and four remained unchanged.TLTP

 

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