PSX gains 81 points


The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) turned green on Friday after three consecutive bearish sessions, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index gaining 81.04 points (+0.17 percent) to close at 48,238.67 points.

The market opened on a positive note due to ease in commodity prices internationally, however, it oscillated between green and red zones.

The KSE-100 Index traded in a range of 389.1 points, showing an intraday high of 48,411.8 points and a low of 48,022.7 points.

Among other indices, the KSE All Share Index gained 79.32 points (+0.24 percent) to close at 32,869.23 points, while All Share Islamic Index gained 71.21 points (+0.3 percent) to close at 23,761.85 points.

A total of 383 companies traded shares in the stock exchange, out of them shares of 210 closed up, shares of 151 closed down while shares of 22 companies remained unchanged. The overall market volumes decreased by 366.87 million to 750.56 million shares.—TLTP

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