PSX loses 75.69 points, closes at 40,455 points
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Thursday witnessed bearish trend as KSE 100 index closed at 40,455.44 points compared to 40,531.13 points on the last working day, with negative change of 75.69 points (0.19%).
A total of 197,436,400 shares were traded compared to the trade 180,327,770 shares during the previous day, whereas the value of shares traded during the day stood at Rs 7.096 billion as compared to Rs 7.560 billion during last trading day.
Total 340 companies’ transacted shares in the Stock Market on Thursday, out of which 138 recorded gain and 177 sustained losses whereas the share price of 25 companies remained unchanged.
The three top traded companies were, Unity Foods Ltd with a volume of 22,382,000 shares and price per share of Rs 13.29, D.G.K.Cement with a volume of 18,247,500 and price per share of Rs 69.62 and Bank of Punjab with a volume of 13,820,500 and price per share of Rs 13.01.
Dollar gains Rs 0.02 in interbank
The exchange rate of US dollar against Pakistani rupee up by Rs 0.02 in interbank on Thursday and was traded at Rs 154.38 as compared to Rs 154.36 of last trading day, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported. The SBP further reported that in interbank the price of Euro depreciated by Rs 0.54 and was traded at Rs 168.04 against the last closing of Rs 168.58.
The exchange rate of Japanese yen remained stable and was traded at Rs 1.40 whereas the decrease of Rs 0.13 was witnessed in the exchange rate of British Pound which was traded at Rs 200.17 as compared to last closing of Rs 200.30.
Exchange rate of UAE Dirham and Saudi Rayal gained Rs 0.01 each and were traded at Rs 42.03 and Rs 41.16 against Rs 42.02 and Rs 41.15 respectively. - APP