Stocks closed bullish on Thursday amid cautious activity on renewed foreign interest in banking and oil stocks, with with fizzling out of June effect supporting the market.
The benchmark KSE 100-share index posted a fresh gain of 207.19 points or 0.71 per cent to end the day at 29188.53 points as compared to 28981.34 points of the previous day.
KSE-allshare went up by 211.57 points or 0.99 per cent to close the day at 21601.81 points, KSE-30 gained 99.23 points or 0.50 percent to finish the day at 20062.17 points while KMI-30 grew by 338.49 points or 0.73 percent to conclude the trading at 46684.38 points.
Volumes however declined by 27% to 149m shares; value also declined by 9% to
Investor interest remained in auto sector scrips impacted by Punjab govt yellow cab scheme.
Trading took place in 328 companies where gainers beat the losers by 213 to 98 while the values of 17 stocks remained intact. Nestle Pak was the biggest price gainer of the day, up by
Active list was topped by Lafarge Pak with 21.732 million shares as it closed at
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