PSX loses 502 points

ISLAMABAD - The 100-index of the PSX declined by 501.88 points on Wednesday, showing a negative change of 1.23 per cent, closing at 40,376.10 points against 40,877.98 points the previous day. A total of 148,452,001 shares were traded during the day as compared to 142,804,015 shares the previous day, whereas the price of shares stood at Rs. 3.917 billion against Rs. 4.177 billion on the last trading day. As many as 337 companies transacted their shares in the stock market; 75 of them recorded gains and 234 sustained losses, whereas the share price of 28 companies remained unchanged. The three top-trading companies were Fauji Cement with 17,487,500 shares at Rs.11.81 per share; WorldCall Telecom with 11,071,860 shares at Rs.1.21 per share and Thatta Cement with 9,211,500 shares at Rs.11.01 per share.

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