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Pakistan Stock Exchange Loses 101 Points

KARACHI: The KSE-100 index lost 101 points in lacklustre trading on Tuesday as economic uncertainty cast a pall over the bourse and restricted investors from taking fresh positions.

At close, the benchmark KSE-100 index recorded a decrease of 101.58 points, or 0.25%, to settle at 40,175.35.

Overall, trading volumes declined to 91.6 million shares compared with Monday’s tally of 99.97 million. The value of shares traded during the day was Rs4.9 billion.

Shares of 334 companies were traded. At the end of the day, 119 stocks closed higher, 192 declined and 23 remained unchanged.