PSX turns around, gains 312 points


ISLAMABAD, Sep 21 (APP):The 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) turned around on Thursday and gained 312.55 points, showing a positive change of 0.68 per cent, closing at 46,202.13 points against 45,889.58 points the previous day.

A total of 172,158,686 shares valuing Rs.5.345 billion were traded during the day as compared to 129,372,427 shares valuing Rs.3.639 billion the previous day.

As many as 327 companies transacted their shares in the stock market; 195 of them recorded gains and 102 sustained losses, whereas the share price of 30 companies remained unchanged.

The three top-trading companies were SEARLR2 with 25,210,712 shares at Rs 0.15 per share, Maple Leaf with 15,320,162 shares at Rs 29.78 per share, and WorldCall Telecom with 7,596,267 shares at Rs.1.15 per share.

Rafhan Maize witnessed a maximum increase of Rs.200.00 per share price, closing at Rs.8050.00, whereas the runner-up was Premium Textile with a Rs 28.36 rise in its per share price to Rs 406.46.

Unilever FoodsXD witnessed a maximum decrease of Rs.1,155.00 per share closing at Rs 20,100.00, followed by Colgate Palm with a Rs 17.94 decline to close at Rs.1,387.72.

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