KARACHI (Reuters) The Karachi stock market closed higher on Tuesday, led by energy stocks, amid reports that oil marketing companies' margins likely would increase. The Karachi Stock Exchange's benchmark 100-share index closed 0.61 percent, or 67.65 points, higher at 11,233.75. Volume rose slightly to 26.8 million shares from 25.9 million shares traded on Monday. "The market was soft in the morning today, but oil stocks staged a small rally towards the end," said Sajid Bhanji, director at brokers Arif Habib Ltd. "Since the energy stocks are heavy weights, it resulted in a jump in the index despite the thin volumes," he said. APP adds from Karachi and Islamabad: A dealer at a leading brokerage house said that market opened with a bullish tone and maintained its upward journey despite profit taking. FFBL was the volume leader with a turnover of 3.046 million shares followed by PTCL 1.827 million shares, NBP 1.775 million shares, Jahangir Siddiqui 1.318 million shares and Lotte Pak 1.237 million shares. NBP closed at Rs 45.57, PSO 237.16, Lotte Pak 10.67, Fauji Fertilizer 155.53, Pak Oilfields 348.44, Fauji Fertilizer BQ 47.73 and Attock Refinery 114.79. Unilever Pak recorded the highest increase of Rs 250.11 to 5615.11, followed by Rafhan Maize which moved up by 133.33 to 2800.35 while Wyeth Pak dipped by 40 to 845 and Nestle Pak went down by Rs 33.66 to 3620.64. Meanwhile, Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE-10) witnessed bullish trend here on Tuesday as the index closed at 2,444.75 after gaining 22.56 points. Total shares traded were 22,200, which was up by 18600 as compared to previous day's trading. Out of 97 companies, the price of 46 increased while the price of 51 decreased. The price of top gainer Unilever Pakistan increased by Rs.250.11 while the price of top loser Millat Tractor decreased by Rs.26.97. Allied Bank of Pakistan, Bank of Punjab and Attock Refinery remained volume leaders with volumes of 8,000, 7,500 and 4,000 respectively.