Abb Takk News

KSE-100 Index Gains 72 Points

KARACHI: Despite range-bound trading, the stock market finished Thursday’s session in the green on the back of buying interest in cement and banking stocks.

At close, the benchmark KSE 100-share Index recorded an increase of 72.07 points, or 0.17%, to settle at 43,065.09.

Overall, trading volumes jumped to 229.9 million shares compared with Wednesday’s tally of 171.3 million. The value of shares traded during the day was Rs6.5 billion.

Shares of 354 companies were traded. At the end of the day, 200 stocks closed higher, 137 declined and 17 remained unchanged.