ISLAMABAD (APP): The PSX on Thursday noted bullish trend as KSE 100 index jumped by 628.56 points (1.99 percent) to close at 32,184.03points. A total of 136,566,730 shares were traded compared to the trade of 99,363,940shares the previous day, whereas the value of shares traded during the day stood at Rs 5.889 billion compared to Rs 3.973 billion last day. Out of 357 companies, share prices of 263 companies recorded increase while 72 companies registered decrease whereas 22 companies remained stable in today’s trading.
The three top traded companies were Lotte Chemical with a volume of 15,508,500 and price per share of Rs 14.57, Pak Int. Bulk with a volume of 7,995,000 and price per share of Rs 7.76 and TRG Pak Ltd with a volume of 7,783,500 and price per share of Rs 14.05. The top advancer was Wyeth Pak Ltd with the increase of Rs 28 per share, closing at Rs 678 while Archroma Pak was runner up with the increase of Rs 20 per share, closing at Rs 480. The top decliners were Sapphire Fiber with the decrease of Rs 36.04 per share, closing at Rs 684.90 and Rafhan Maize XD with the decrease of Rs 11 per share closing at Rs 5700.
Meanwhile, The exchange rate of dollar shed 02 paisa in interbank and was traded at Rs 156.23 as compared to the last closing at Rs 156.25, SBP reported on Thursday. The SBP further reported that in interbank the price of Euro increased by 35 paisa and was traded at Rs 172.83 as compared to last closing at Rs 172.48. The exchange rate of Japanese yen remained stable and was traded at Rs 1.44, whereas the increase of 55 paisa was witnessed in exchange rate of British Pound which was traded at Rs 195.16 as compared to last closing at Rs 194.61. Exchange rate of UAE Dirham dropped 01 paisa whereas Saudi soared remained stable after which they were traded at Rs 42.53 and Rs 41.65 respectively.
Moreover, The price of 24 karat gold gained Rs150 and was traded at Rs87,250 per tola as compared to the last closing at Rs87,100, Karachi Sarafa Association reported on Thursday. The price of 10 gram gold also witnessed increase of Rs129 and was traded at Rs 74,803 against Rs 74,674 of last day. The price of silver remains stable and was traded at Rs1110 per tola and that of 10 gram silver was traded at Rs943 of last day. In international market the price of per ounce gold jumped by $1 and was traded at $ 1503 as compared with the last closing at $1502.