Latest Pakistan News >Karachi Business News – The KSE-100 index rose over 110 points in mid-day trade today, with the index reaching 14,193 points. Total share volume traded stood at over 171 million shares, with a value of 5.197 billion.
Highest volume traded was for DG Khan Cement and Fauji Cement, with over 21 million and 14.24 million shares traded with share price declines of Rs1.82 per share and Rs.0.12 per share respectively.
Volume leaders in the green were PTCL, Bank Alfalah, and Bank of Punjab with 13.3 million, 10.68 million and 10.5 million shares traded with gains of Rs0.43, Rs0.41 and Rs0.22 respectively.
Other significant gainers with high volumes were Thal Limited with Rs4.72, HBL with Rs4.20, PPL higher by Rs3.63, and MCB higher by Rs3.12 per share.
Major gaining sectors which pulled up the markets were oil and gas, automobile, foods and textiles.