The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) recovered on Wednesday, with the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining 836 points to climb back over the 40,000-mark.
The index continued on an upward surge after opening higher, managing to hit a day’s high of 40,454 points towards the day’s close.
A total of 116.7 million shares worth Rs6.9 billion were traded on the broader market. Of the 363 traded scrips, 248 gained in value, 101 declined and 14 remained unchanged.
Commercial banks dominated trading with 17.7m shares traded; the engineering sector followed closely with 15.3m shares traded.
Volumes were led by:
Pak Elektron: 11.1m shares traded [-0.46pc]
Dost Steels Ltd: 10.6m shares traded [+7.68pc]
TRG Pak Ltd: 9.5m shares traded [+2.63pc]
Azgard Nine: 6.9m sahres traded [-2.16pc]
B.O.Punjab: 5.8m shares traded [+2.35pc]