Karachi (September 15, 2017): Pakistan Stock Exchange closed gradually higher on Friday with the benchmark KSE-100 Index gaining 104 points, or 0.24 per cent, to close at 42,787.
The index touched a day’s high of 43,014 during the first half and a low of 42,538 in the second half of trading as volumes surged to 97.95 million.
Exchange volumes remained slightly lower than Thursday as 200m shares worth Rs13.13 billion were traded in the day. Of the 354 symbols traded in the day, 126 grew in value, 209 declined 19 remained unchanged.
Commercial banks dominated the day’s trading with 28.7m shares traded, with engineering and technology sectors following with 27.4m and 23.8m shares traded respectively.