KARACHI: After a brief slump, the KSE-100 index on the Pakistan Stock Exchange regained its momentum on Tuesday to close at 40,664.60 points.
The opening day of the week yesterday saw an overall decline of 289.45 points (-0.71%) in intra-day trading and eventually closed at 40,442.580 points.
The bourse eventually regained on Tuesday and saw an increase of 221.79 (0.55%). The stock saw a high level of 40,704.22 and lowest level of 40,259.03. The total volume of scripts was 157.1 million worth Rs6.94 billion.
Meanwhile, KSE 30 index also witnessed a slight increase of 78.88 (0.43%) to close at 18,529.85 points. The bourse opened at 18,471.34 points. The total volume of scripts was estimated at 64.5 million.
The top active performers were Unity Foods (5.72%), Fauji Foods (1.25%), K-Electric Ltd (1.31%) followed by Lotte Chemical Pakistan (2.81%), and Agri Tech (11.11%).
The top advancers were DEL (12.56%), Agri Tech Ltd (11.11%), First Pak Modarba (PAKMI) (9.02%), followed by Frontier Ceramics (FRCL) (8.10%), and Idrees Textile Mills (IDRT) (7.68%).
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