PSX closes flat in dreary trading session
Karachi: 100-index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) closed flat by gaining 14.80 points, slight positive change of 0.03 percent, closing at 57,077.96 points against 57,063.16 points previous trading day.
Total of 718,285,234 shares valuing Rs 16.686 billion were traded during day as compared to 901,596,869 shares valuing Rs 23.428 billion previous day.
As many as 377 companies transacted their shares in stock market, 202 of them recorded gains and 161 sustained losses whereas share price of 14 companies remained unchanged.
Three top-trading companies were K-Electric Ltd with 89,794,643 shares at Rs 3.55 per share, WorldCall Telecom with 64,623,166 shares at Rs 1.62 per share and Fauji Foods Ltd with 50,193,356 shares at Rs 9.34 per share.
Rafhan Maize witnessed maximum increase of Rs 721.59 per share price, closing at Rs 10.342.84 whereas runner-up was Hoechst Pak Ltd with Rs 67.50 rise in its per share price to Rs 967.50.
Unilever Foods XD witnessed maximum decrease of Rs 499.85 per share closing at Rs 22,500.15 followed by Nestle Pakistan with Rs 100 decline to close at Rs 8,500.
Published in The Daily National Courier, November, 21 2023