KARACHI: Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100 index closed higher on Wednesday having 26677.27 shares with a positive change of 436.86 and volume of 171,239,280 shares.
High and Low were 26708.30 and 26239.73 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 284,366,740 shares with 406 total traded companies out of which 295 were up, 96 were down and 15 were unchanged.
Commercial Banks was the top traded sector with total traded volume of 95,683,900 shares. It was followed by Construction and Materials (Cement) with a total traded volume of 49,617,700 shares.
The three top traded companies were Bankislami Pakistan with a volume of 30,555,500 and price per share of 10.04 (0.99), Faysal Bank with a volume 25,440,000 of price per share of 12.97 (0.71), Jah.Sidd. Co. with a volume 21,691,500 of price per share of 13.04 (0.24).
The top three advancers were Rafhan Maize with price per share 7017.41 (334.15), Wyeth Pak Ltd with price per share of 4879.00 (129.00) and Siemens PakistanXD share of 1360.82 (37.82).
The top three decliners were Nestle Pak. with price per share of 9920.14 (-262.36), Bata (Pak) with price per share of 3010.58 (-89.42) and Island Textile per share of 1353.00 (-70.25).