LAHORE - Investors buying in communication and banking sectors here on Tuesday kept the bullish trend prevailed in the Karachi Stock Exchange for the second day of the week that pushed the market upward by obtaining 1.08 percent. The benchmark KSE-100 index gained 62.90 points to close at 5,839.63 points as compared to 5,773.76 points the other day. Volume remained at 177.7 million shares; showing a decline against 180.31 million shares registered on Monday. According to records, this volume level is below the average 250 million shares traded on a daily basis last year. A senior trader at a brokerage was of the view that the market sentiments were bullish since the start of trading on buying and despite profit taking. Though the market sank once to negative zone but it immediately recovered and index ultimately closed in the positive zone. Rally in the banking and oil and gas sectors derived the bourse upward, he added. The KSE-30 gained 132.09 points to close at 6,026.29 points while KMI-30 also secured 124.86 points and wrapped up at 7,863.54 points. Earlier, the market opened with positive note but immediately after sank to the upper level of negative zone for a short while and then recovered on the purchase phenomenon. Afterwards, this trend of gaining remained intact throughout the both sessions of the day and bourse ultimately ended with moderate gain. At KSE, 115 scrips recorded gain, 159 remained decline and 13 kept unchanged out of 287 scrips traded on the day. On Tuesday, volume leader scrip in KSE was Oil and Gas Dev Co which was traded up to 22,205,100 shares. At KSE, Oil and Gas Dev Co, Arif Habib Sec and National Bank gained their values of Re 0.24, Rs 1.15 and Rs 2.92 closed at Rs 54.13, Rs 25.12 and Rs 64.12 respectively. Pak Oilfields Ltd, DG Khan Cement and Pak Petroleum Ltd also secured their values by Rs 5.91, Re 0.66 and Rs 1.02 closed at Rs 124.64, Rs 16.64 and Rs 156.48 respectively. While, Engro Chem, United Bank and Attock Refinery Ltd also landed into positive column and obtained Rs 4.05, Rs 1.95 and Rs 2.53 closed at Rs 113.43, Rs 41.08 and Rs 53.23 respectively. On the other hand, Fauji Fert Bin Qasim, PTCLA and Bank Al-Falah lost their values of Re 0.18, Re 0.47 and Re 0.45 closed at Rs 17.52, Rs 15.50 and Rs 13.40 respectively. Nishat Mills Ltd, NIB Bank and Hub Power also dipped down and reduced their values of Rs 1.14, Re 0.26 and Re 0.32 closed at Rs 26.47, Rs 5.05 and Rs 15.98 respectively. Bank Al-Falah, Azgard Nine and Netsol Technology also lost their values of Re 0.69, Re 0.98 and Re 0.97 closed at Rs 3.08, Rs 17.21 and Rs 21.24 respectively. However, Jah Sidd Co remained unchanged closed at Rs 33.78. While Lahore Stocks Exchange also gained 27.58 points as LSE-25 closed at 1,711.38 points as compared to 1,695.34 points on Monday wherein 20,853,100 shares were traded as compared to 20,878,700 shares on Monday while 47 scrips remained equal, 41 shed values and 27 moved up.