KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) got some respite on Tuesday following the bearish trade a day ago as recovering global equities and crude oil prices helped the benchmark KSE-100 index recover.
At close, the benchmark KSE 100-share Index recorded an increase of 114.23 points, or 0.35%, to settle at 33,198.96.
Overall, trading volumes decreased to 83.6 million shares compared with Monday’s tally of 130.3 million. The value of shares traded during the day was Rs3.19 billion.
Shares of 344 companies were traded. At the end of the day, 188 stocks closed higher, 135 declined and 21 remained unchanged.