PSX gains 97 points
March 7, 2023 06:05 AM
The 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed bullish trend on Monday, gaining 97.33 points, a positive change of 0.24 per cent, closing at 41,434.33 points against 41,337.00 points the previous day.
A total of 221,551,717 shares were traded during the day as compared to 194,817,148 shares the previous day, whereas the price of shares stood at Rs.7.252 billion against Rs.7.768 billion on the last trading day.
As many as 334 companies transacted their shares in the stock market; 206 of them recorded gains and 111 sustained losses, whereas the share price of 17 companies remained unchanged.
The three top-trading companies were WorldCall Telecom with 42,073,975 shares at Rs.1.31 per share; Telecard Limited with 18,068,500 shares at Rs.6.93 per share, and TPL Properties with 10,637,502 shares at Rs.14.70 per share.
Pak Services witnessed a maximum increase of Rs.117.00 per share price, closing at Rs.2,310.00, whereas the runner-up was Bata (Pak) with an Rs.50.00 rise in its per share price to Rs.1,750.00.
Rafhan Maize witnessed a maximum decrease of Rs.499.99 per share closing at Rs.8,000.01; followed by Nestle Pakistan with Rs.133.97 decline to close at Rs.5,266.03.