ISLAMABAD: Bears ruled the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Wednesday as the benchmark KSE-100 index closed at 34,401.42 points with negative change of 6.63 points (0.02%) as compared to 34,408.05 points on the last working day.
A total of 129,951,584 shares worth Rs6.821 billion were traded as compared to the trade of 221,691,441 worth Rs8.616 billion shares during the previous day.
As many as 356 companies transacted shares in the stock market, out of which 131 recorded gain and 202 sustained losses whereas the share price of 23 companies remained unchanged.
The rupee jumped by Rs1.16 and closed at Rs227.29 per dollar, an appreciation of 0.51% from Friday’s close of Rs228.45
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The local unit closed at 228.45 to a dollar after gaining 1.18