Pakistan Stock Exchange registers significant increase
KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange registers significant increase in trading and indices.
As per media reports, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation has arrived in Pakistan to hold a series of meetings with top government officials. The delegation would be briefed on the $6 billion loan it extended to Pakistan earlier this year.
Adding 473.25 points, the benchmark KSE-100 Index marked an intraday high of 31,954.56. The index settled higher by 447.24 points at 31,928.55. The KMI-30 Index accumulated 1,003.23 points to end at 50,720.00, while the KSE All Share Index closed higher by 296.15 points at 23,334.15. Out of the total traded shares, 154 advanced and 134 declined.
The overall market volumes were recorded at 104.61 million, of which 81.68 million came from the benchmark KSE-100 Index.