EDITED BY M. M. ALAM
JAMSHORO: U.S. Consul General Grace Shelton met students at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) who had recently returned from an exchange at the University of Utah in the United States.
As participants of the US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (CAS-W), a US-government funded program, CG Shelton lauded them as leaders in sustainable water development.
Conspicuous among others present at the interactive session there were Vice Chancellor MUET Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam Uqaili and faculty members.
This was Consul General Grace Shelton’s second trip to Jamshoro.
PSX: Marred by political ambiguity the bourse experiences low-key activity today!
KARACHI: The prevailing vagueness in the economic as well as political scenario of the country forced PSX fall flat closing at 42,750 points on the week’s last trading day.
Rs. 5.45b worth of 132m shares changed hands, with value of the shares of 167 companies augmenting, 170 plummeting and 26 remaining stagnant.
Technology, Power and Textile sectors dominated the bourse with trading of 24.4m, 12.5m and 11.7m shares today.
Top five leading handlers of shares on the last trading day of the week were: WorldCall Telecom, 17.6m shares (+2.62pc); Engro Polymer, 8.9m shares (+3.03pc); K-Electric Ltd., 6.8m shares (+0.48pc); Dewan Motors, 6.4m shares (+4.82pc); Bank of Punjab, 6.3m shares (-1.87pc).
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KARACHI: News that last night NAB personnel raided the house of Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar armed with an arrest warrant forced bulls leave the bourse after many sessions.
Court’s orders to make the judicial report of Model Town carnage public too allowed the bears growl forcing KSE-100 Index close at 42,800 today post shedding 572 points.
Today Rs. 8.7b worth of 165.7m stocks changed hands. The value of the shares of 253 companies plummeted, 94 augmented while 33 remained unchanged.
Technology, Power Generation and Gas Sectors led the trade today with 18.9m, 15.1m and 15m shares.
Today’s top five traders of the shares were K-Electric Ltd., 12.5m shares (+1.30pc); Sui Southern Gas 11.2m shares (-0.18pc); Engro Polymer, 9.9m shares (+1.66pc); WorldCall Telecom, 8.6m shares (+1.78pc); TRG Pak Ltd., 8.3m shares (-4.44pc).
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