PSX continues upward trend, gains 411.65 points

Business National

KARACHI: On the last business day of the week, the KSE-100 Index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) continued its upward trajectory, gaining 411.65 points with a positive change of 0.55 percent before settling at 75,342.34 points, the all-time high in history, against the previous close of 74,930.69 points.

During the intraday trade, the 100-Index experienced a mixed trend with the high recorded at 75,401.11 points while the low recorded at 74,947.71 points.

A total of 496,699,517 shares valuing Rs 17.631 billion were traded during the day as compared to the 407,625,139 shares valuing Rs 16.9 billion were traded the previous day.

Meanwhile, a total of 384 companies transacting their shares in the stock market; 212 of them recorded gains and 151 sustained losses, whereas the prices of 21 remained unchanged.

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