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PSX gains 322 points in mid-day trade ahead of Panama verdict

KARACHI:  Pakistan Stock Exchange gained 322.31 points as the bench mark KSE-100 index rose to 47925.79 at the close of first session.

On Thursday, the market started trading in the negative zone. However it later recovered. During the session the index hit highest mark of 47934.01 points and dipped to lowest 47361.11 points.

Total volume traded in the market was 94,804,050 shares with 298 total traded companies out of which 184 were up, 102 were down and 12 were unchanged.

Commercial banks were market leader during the session with total traded volume of 13,734,300 shares. It was followed by Cement with a total traded volume of 11,393,100 shares.

The three top traded companies were Aisha Steel Mill with a volume of 6,035,000 and price per share of 23.60 (0.52), Engro Polymer with a volume 5,998,000 of price per share of 25.83 (0.13), Fauji Cement with a volume 4,958,000 of price per share of 44.20 (1.78).

The top three advancers were Sanofi-AventisXD with price per share 1966.00 (68.00), Colgate Palmolive with price per share of 2110.00 (49.00) and ICI Pakistan share of 1102.00 (26.67).