KSE-100 higher by 37.5 points
KARACHI: The KSE-100 index rose higher in mid-day trade, surging 37.5 points on a traded volume of 171.7 million shares with a value of Rs5.7 billion.
The All-share, KSE-30 and KMI-30 indices rose by 29.34, 16.18, and 74.49 points respectively.
PTCL was the clear volume leader, with over 27.5 million shares traded and a price rise of Rs0.88 per share. DG Khan Cement rose Rs2.21 with a traded volume of over 19.4 million shares.
Other volume leaders were Telecard Ltd, Jahangir Siddiqui, and Engro Corp, with 12.2 million, 11.2 million and 7.6 million shares traded, with Engro Corp gaining Rs3.84 in price.
Other significant gainers were PSO and Engro Corp, which rose Rs4.1 and Rs3.34 over 1.4 million and 2.05 million shares traded respectively. Attock Refinery rose Rs2.13 with a volume of 1.07 million shares and Adamjee Insurance rose Rs2.1 over 0.94 million shares traded.
Overall, 218 scripts had advanced, 117 declined and 18 remained unchanged, with cement, foods and industrial sectors pulling the market up.