Full-day report: KSE-100 index makes modest gains amidst low volumes

The Pakistan Stock Exchange started the week on a positive note, with the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining 53 points, or 0.11 per cent, by the close of the trading session to reach 47,943.

Volumes were led by textile composite and cement company stocks as the benchmark index oscillated between a low of -157 points to a high of +200 points.

Approximately 49.1 million shares had changed hands by the end of the trading session, with a total worth of nearly Rs5.6 billion.

Stocks of 350 companies were traded, of which 125 gained in value, 206 declined, and 19 remained unchanged.

Volumes were led by:

  1. Azgard Nine: 15.8m shares traded [+2.92pc];

  2. Dewan Cement: 10.7m shares traded [-0.45pc];

  3. TRG Pak Ltd: 8.82m shares traded [+0.53pc];

  4. Pak Gen.Ins: 7m shares traded [-4.97pc]; and,

  5. Pak Elektron: 6.96m shares traded [+2.22pc].

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