KSE-100 index shed 236 points

KSE-100 index shed 236 points

Karachi (Staff Report): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Thursday showed negative trend as the benchmark KSE-100 index shed 236 points to close at 42,536 points.

In all, 127 million shares worth Rs4.7 billion were traded at the exchange. Of the 325 traded scrips, 112 advanced while 184 declined and 29 remained unchanged.

Commercial banks dominated trading by a margin with 29.83m shares traded.

Volumes were led by:

Faysal Bank Limited: 11.9m shares traded [+2.96pc];

Unity Foods Limited: 7.84m shares traded [+4.94pc];

First Dawood Investment Bank Ltd: 10.98m shares traded [+14.42pc];

Bank Of Punjab:10.86m shares traded [+0.25pc];

Pakistan Elektron Ltd: 6.47m shares traded [-3.07pc].