PSX crosses another milestone, touches 60,730 mark

ISLAMABAD  -  The 100-index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) crossed anoth­er milestone on Tuesday and reached to 60,730.26 points by gaining 918.92 more points, a positive change of 1.54 per­cent, PSX reported. A total of 779,671,060 shares valuing Rs 26.138 billion were trad­ed during the day as compared to 657,580,760 shares valuing Rs 20.272 billion the last day. Some 392 companies trans­acted their shares in the stock market; 177 of them recorded gains and 200 sustained loss­es, whereas the share prices of 15 remained unchanged. The three top-trading companies were Kohinoor Spinning with 79,242,500 shares at Rs4.02 per share, WorldCall Telecom with 57,449,984 shares at Rs 1.56 per share and Bank of Punjab with 44,327,667 shares at Rs 5.45 per share. Hoechst Pak Ltd witnessed a maximum increase of Rs 85.00 per share price, closing at Rs 1,348.00, whereas the runner-up was Is­mail Ind with a Rs 80.28 rise in its per share price to Rs 1,157.00. Unilever Foods wit­nessed a maximum decrease of Rs 100.00 per share closing at Rs 22,400.00, followed by Raf­han Maize with a Rs 57.05 de­cline to close at Rs 10,333.33.

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