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Unconstitutional diversion of gas to other provinces incurred losses to Sindh: CM

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KARACHI: Maintaining that over 1000 mmcfd of gas out of 2,800 mmcfd produced by Sindh is diverted to other provinces, CM Murad Ali Shah said that was incurring heavy financial losses to the gas-producing province.

He was speaking at a session here today convened to prepare for CCI meeting: “If this 1,000 mmcfd gas of Sindh is not diverted to other provinces, Sindh can produce 5,000 megawatts of electricity from it at a rate of Rs8 per unit against Rs15 per unit which we are charged”, he held.

According to the CM Sindh Article 158 of the Constitution recognizes precedence of the right of utilization by the gas-producing province: “This right of our people has been denied”.  

Lamenting that thousands of villages in Sindh was deprived of gas and electricity he demanded the implementation of Article 158. He said that a resolution apropos this matter would be presented before SA.

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Attenuation of political noise lets bulls enter the bourse on week’s last trading day!

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KARACHI: Court’s verdicts apropos Hudaibiya Paper Mills and Imran Khan lessened the political noise today encouraging bulls shoo the bears off the bourse.

Benchmark KSE-100 Index closed at 38,646 with an augmentation of 1.10% (422 points). Rs. Rs. 9.1b worth of 140m shares changed hands today. Value of the shares of 208 companies augmented, 100 plummeted while 30 remained stagnant.

Banking, Communication and Power Generation Sectors led the trade with trading of 22.5m, 21.0m and 12.2m shares respectively.

Today’s top five traders of stocks were: TRG Pak Ltd., 17.9m shares (+1.16pc); Pak Elektron, 11.3m shares (+3.18pc); Engro CorpXD, 7.2m shares (+3.98pc); K-Electric Ltd., 7.2m shares (+0.82pc); JS Bank Ltd., 4.16m shares (+6.54pc).

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PSX: Bears color the bourse red emboldened by the political noise!

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KARACHI: Emboldened by the political noise bears kept on growling all over the bourse on week’s 4th trading day.

KSE-100 Index closed at 38,224 plummeting 1.54%  shedding 596 points.  Rs. 4.1b worth of 93m shares changed hands today. Value of the shares of 261 companies plunged, 59 augmented and 19 remained stagnant.

Technology, Communication, Power Generation and Cement Sectors led the trade today with 14m, 10.6m and 9.5m shares respectively.

Today’s top five traders of shares were: TRG Pak Ltd., 10.3m shares (-5.00pc); K-Electric Ltd., 8.3m shares (-4.39pc); Pak Elektron, 6.4m shares traded (-4.99pc);Dewan Cement, 3.7m shares (-6.53pc); Dewan Motors, 3.6m shares (-3.72pc).

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PSX: Bulls, emboldened by the depreciation of rupee, shoo the bears off on week’s third trading day!

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KARACHI: KSE-100 Index augmented to close at 38,820 gaining 295 points on week’s third trading day (Wednesday 13th of December) due to downgrading of Pak Rupee that had emboldened the foreign investors.

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