PSX turns around, gains 174 points

ISLAMABAD - KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) turned around on Tuesday and witnessed bullish, gaining 174.75 points, a positive change of 0.43 percent, closing at 41,054.68 points against 40,879.93 points on the last working day. A total of 120,125,795 shares were traded during the day compared to the trade of 163,793,751 shares the previous day, whereas the price of shares stood at Rs3.363 billion against Rs4.352 billion on last trading day. As many as 315 companies transacted shares in the stock market, 163 of them recorded gain and 128 sustained losses, whereas the share price of 24 companies remained unchanged. The three top trading companies were Unity Foods Ltd with a volume of 8,188,521 shares and price per share of Rs20.05, K-Electric Ltd with volume of 7,421,000 and price per share of Rs2.57 and Hum Network with volume of 7,272,500 and price per share of Rs7.16. Unilever Foods witnessed a maximum increase of Rs1,600 per share, closing at Rs24,600 whereas the runner up was Siemens Pak, the share prices of which climbed up by Rs45.02 to Rs645.33.

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