The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) snapped the three-day losing streak in another low-volume session on Tuesday, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index gaining 345.66 points (+0.74 percent) to close at 47,258.45 points.
The market opened on a positive note and remained positive throughout the session. The KSE-100 Index moved in a range of 361.8 points, showing an intraday high of 47,274.5 points and an intraday low of 46,912.7 points (last day closing level).
Among other indices, the KSE All Share Index gained 182.8 points (+0.57 percent) to close at 32,235.13 points, while All Share Islamic Index gained 134.89 points (+0.59 percent) to close at 23,082.09 points.
A total of 367 companies traded shares in the stock exchange, out of them shares of 253 closed up, shares of 95 closed down while shares of 19 companies remained unchanged. Of the 92 traded companies in the KSE-100 Index, 71 closed up, 18 closed down, while three remained unchanged.
The overall market volumes decreased by 5.74 million to 246.07 million shares. Total volume traded for the KSE-100 Index was 81.90 million shares. The number of total trades decreased by 10,717 to 92,549; however, the value traded increased by Rs1.33 billion to Rs11.48 billion. Likewise, the market capitalisation increased by Rs48.45 billion.—TLTP