The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended Tuesday’s session deep in the green, with the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining an impressive 773.46 points, or 1.51 per cent, by the close of the trading session to reach 52,146.97.
Volumes were led by chemical company stocks as the benchmark index continued to witness yesterday’s bullish sentiment and closed above 52,000 points.
112 million shares changed hands by the end of the session, with a total worth of nearly Rs15.44 billion.
Stocks of 415 companies were traded, of which 271 gained in value, 132 declined and 12 remained unchanged.
Volumes were led by:
Lotte Chemical: 40.67m shares traded [+8.22pc];
TRG Pak Ltd: 12.64m shares traded [+1.89pc];
Chakwal Spinning: 11.5m shares traded [15.36pc];
Dewan Motors: 9.54m shares traded [-4.97pc]; and,
K-Electric Ltd: 9.33m shares traded [+0.39pc].