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Bullish Rule Extends as Index Gains 240 Points

KARACHI: The benchmark KSE-100 index extended gains on Wednesday and rose 241 points as some stability emerged on the political front during the day.

At close, the benchmark KSE 100-share Index recorded an increase of 240.73 points, or 0.73%, to settle at 33,439.69.

Overall, trading volumes increased to 116.9 million shares compared with Tuesday’s tally of 83.6 million. The value of shares traded during the day was Rs3.59 billion.

Shares of 351 companies were traded. At the end of the day, 205 stocks closed higher, 132 declined and 14 remained unchanged.