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PSX: Bourse sheds 354 points on week’s last trading day!

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KARACHI: Bears sneaked into the stock exchange here on week’s last trading day coloring the bourse red.

Benchmark KSE-100 index closed at 41,436 shedding 354 points. Rs. 5.7b worth of 128m shares were traded today. Value of the shares of 142 companies augmented, 181 declined and 19 remained stagnant.

Engineering, Textile, Oil &Gas Sectors led the trading of shares with 17.1m, 17.1m ad 14.1m shares changing hands respectively.

Today’s top five traders of shares were: Azgard Nine, 15.8m shares (+4.86pc); Dost Steels Ltd., 11.2m shares (+0.38pc); Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, 9.7m shares (-4.67pc); Bank of Punjab,  9.3m shares (+4.29pc); Engro Polymer XD, 6.9m shares (+1.31pc).

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Alleged forgery lands two Chinese nationals in FIA lock-up!

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KARACHI: Two Chinese nationals – Zhong Zhongmin and Li Chonhong, Country Manager and Deputy Country Manager of the Chinese firm M/s BGP (Pakistan) International – have been nabbed by FIA for submitting forged documents here today.

According to details FIA has registered a case against the  oil and gas surveying company, its clearing agent M/s IMT Co, customs personnel etc for forgery.

The accused had endeavored to get surveying equipment worth Rs. 677m cleared by means of fake papers.

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PSX: Bourse hardly managed to remain in the green on week’s 3rd trading day!

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KARACHI: As the profit-taking set in due to political noise, Benchmark KSE-100 Index closed at 40,591 points with an augmentation of only a little over 43 points.

Rs. 5.3b worth of 157m shares changed hands today. Value of the shares of 172 augmented, 155 plummeted, while 18 remained stagnant.

Pundits at the helm of affairs have insinuated that K-Electric was being acquired by Shanghai Electric.

As a result Power Generation and Distribution Sector led the trading of shares today followed by Technology and Communication Sectors . The three have traded 80.4m, 15.9m and 7.5m shares respectively.

The top five leaders of the trade of shares today were K-Electric Ltd., 77.1m shares (+10.11pc); WorldCall Telecom, 8.3m shares (+4.83pc);TRG Pak Ltd., 6.9m shares (+1.50pc); Sui Southern Gas, 5.4m shares (+2.93pc); Azgard Nine, 4.5m shares (-0.27pc).

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PSX: Bourse closes in the green as bulls shoo-off the bears on week’s second trading day!

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KARACHI: The bourse closed in the green (40,459) today when Benchmark KSE-100 Index gained 232 points.

Rs. 5.2b worth of 102m shares changed hands today. Value of the shares of 148 companies augmented, 145 plummeted, while 21 remained stagnant.

With trading of 15.8m shares Textile Spinning Sector led the market. Top five leaders of today’s trading were Unity Foods(R),13.0m shares (+26.60pc); TRG Pak Ltd., 7.3m shares (+1.84pc); Pak Elektron, 4.9m shares (+2.50pc); Dost Steels Ltd., 39.m shares (-1.27pc).

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