KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday set another record as its benchmark KSE-100 index crossed the psychological barrier of 47,000 points.
The bullish trend prevailed at the share markets on Monday, as with the opening of trade the KSE-100 index hit highest 47070.56 point in early trade. Till mid day, the index was trading at 46944.26 with a positive change of 359.73 and volume of 102,135,650 shares.
The index hit the highest 47070.56 points and lowest 46584.53 point during the trade till mid day. Total volume traded in the market was 182,310,530 shares with 357 total traded companies out of which 193 were up, 145 were down and 19 were unchanged.
Commercial banks were the market leader with total traded volume of 40,386,900 shares, which was followed by cement sector.
The three top traded companies were Power Cement Ltd. with a volume of 21,375,500 and price per share of 14.25 (0.76), Pak Int.Bulk with a volume 15,902,500 of price per share of 38.90 (1.54), Bank of Punjab with a volume 10,814,500 of price per share of 17.77 (0.32).