Karachi stock exchange closes lower

KARACHI: Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100 index closed lower on Wednesday having 29452.23 shares with a negative change of 52.75 and volume of 175,655,860 shares.

High and Low were 29649.25 and 29328.29 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 259,936,010 shares with 372 total traded companies out of which 209 were up, 145 were down and 18 were unchanged.

Construction and Materials (Cement) was the top traded sector with total traded volume of 63,226,900 shares. It was followed by Personal Goods (Textile) with a total traded volume of 51,819,940 shares.

The three top traded companies were Lafarge Pak. with a volume of 17,324,000 and price per share of 14.73 (0.10), Fauji Cement with a volume 16,549,500 of price per share of 19.48 (0.14), Lotte Chemical with a volume 12,699,500 of price per share of 7.52 (0.42).

The top three advancers were Nestle Pak. with price per share 8150.01 (76.01), Fazal Textile with price per share of 882.24 (42.01) and National Foods share of 800.50 (35.87).

The top three decliners were Indus Dyeing with price per share of 848.81 (-44.67), Island Textile with price per share of 887.00 (-37.00) and Bhanero Tex. per share of 672.52 (-35.38).

Source: Business Recorder