PSX sheds 173 more points

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Karachi

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed another low-volume and lacklustre session on Tuesday, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index shedding 173.23 points (-0.38 percent) to close at 45,255.98 points.

The market opened on a negative note and later switched between the green and red zones; however, the index remained towards south for most part of the session.

The KSE-100 Index moved in a range of 303.1 points, showing an intraday high of 45,516.7 points and a low of 45,213.6 points.

Among other indices, the KSE All Share Index shed 106.91 points (-0.34 percent) to close at 31,001.46 points, while All Share Islamic Index shed 62 points (-0.28 percent) to close at 22,042.19 points.

A total of 328 companies traded shares in the stock exchange, out of them shares of 134 closed up, shares of 179 closed down while shares of 15 companies remained unchanged.

Out of 92 traded companies in the KSE-100 Index, 34 closed up, 56 closed down and two remained unchanged.

The overall market volumes decreased by 2.81 million to 163.08 million shares. Total volumes traded for the KSE-100 Index were 69.35 million shares. —TLTP

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