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Stock Exchange Gains 102 Points At End of Week

KARACHI: The benchmark KSE-100 index extended gains on Friday and ended up 102 points in volatile trading as investor sentiment remained muted despite upbeat foreign direct investment (FDI) data released late on Thursday.

At close, the benchmark KSE 100-share Index recorded an increase of 102.67 points, or 0.24%, to settle at 43,167.76.

Overall, trading volumes declined to 211.4 million shares compared with Thursday’s tally of 229.9 million. The value of shares traded during the day was Rs6.3 billion.

Shares of 357 companies were traded. At the end of the day, 179 stocks closed higher, 153 declined and 25 remained unchanged.