Stock Exchange gains 8 points
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Monday noted bullish trend as KSE 100 index went up by 8.04 points (0.03%) to close at 32078.85 points. A total of 166,047,260 shares were traded compared to the trade of 135,161,710 shares during the previous day, whereas the value of shares traded during the day stood at Rs4.237 billion compared to Rs4.254 billion during last trading day. Out of 363 companies, share prices of 181 companies recorded increase, 156 companies registered decrease whereas 26 companies remained stable in trading. The three top traded companies were K-Electric Ltd with a volume of 55,568,500 shares and price per share of Rs3.63, Bank of Punjab with a volume of 10,838,500 and price per share of Rs8.75 and WorldCall Telecom with a volume of 9,077,500 and price per share of Rs1.16 The top advancer was Service Ind. Ltd with the increase of Rs23.45 per share, closing at Rs538.45 while Sanofi-Aventis was runner up with the increase of Rs20 per share, closing at Rs490. The top decliners were Philip Morris Pak. with the decrease of Rs170.05 per share, closing at Rs3230.95 and Ismail Ind with the decrease of Rs18.3 per share closing at Rs348.