ISLAMABAD: The KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed bullish trend on Monday, gaining 172.80 points, with a positive change of 0.39 per cent, closing at 45,044.50 points against 44,871.70 points on the last working day.
A total of 267,219,212 shares were traded during the day compared to the trade of 267,051,153 shares the previous day whereas the price of shares stood at Rs10.099 billion against Rs9.021 billion the previous day.
As many as 545 companies’ transacted shares in the stock market, 348 of them recorded gain and 192 sustained losses whereas the share price of 5 companies remained unchanged.
The three top trading companies were Telecard Limited with a volume of 25,662,000 shares and price per share of Rs19.19, WorldCall Telecomwith a volume of 21,643,500 and price per share of Rs2.93 and Summit Bank with volume of 14,689,500 and price per share of Rs2.94.
Rafhan Maize witnessed a maximum increase of Rs400 per share, closing at Rs10,900. Colgate PalmXB was runner up, share prices of which increased by Rs100.01, closing at Rs2400.
Sapphire Tex recorded a maximum decrease of Rs78.75 per share, closing at Rs971.25 followed by Bata (Pak), the prices of which declined by Rs 63.33 per share, closing at Rs1700.