The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed a volatile session on Thursday due to concerns over surging Covid-19 cases and looming lockdowns but closed almost flat, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index shedding 5.7 points (-0.01 percent) to close at 47,312.33 points.
The market opened on a negative note and shed 363 points; however, it switched between the red and green zones in the last hour.
The KSE-100 Index traded in a range of 398.8 points, showing an intraday high of 47,353.9 points and a low of 46,955.1 points.
Among other indices, the KSE All Share Index shed 37.4 points (-0.12 percent) to close at 32,270.88 points, while All Share Islamic Index gained 6.38 points (+0.03 percent) to close at 23,092.04 points.
A total of 370 companies traded shares in the stock exchange, out of them shares of 135 closed up, shares of 217 closed down while shares of 18 companies remained unchanged.
Out of 95 traded companies in the KSE-100 Index, 41 closed up, 50 closed down, while 4 remained unchanged.—TLTP