A total of 432,626,166 shares were traded during the day

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) gained 14.31 points on Tuesday, with a positive change of 0.15 percent, closing at 47,686.99 points against 47,672.68 points on the last working day.

A total of 432,626,166 shares were traded during the day compared to the trade of 450,242,762 shares the previous day whereas the price of shares stood at Rs13.876 billion against Rs13.558 billion the previous day.

As many as 432 companies transacted shares in the stock market, 165 of them recorded gain and 259 sustained losses whereas the share price of 8 companies remained unchanged.

The three top traded companies were WorldCall Telecom with a volume of 36,634,500 shares and price per share of Rs3.84, Byco Petroleum with a volume of 34,550,000 and price per share of Rs10.27 and KASB Mod with volume of 17,830,500 and price per share of Rs2.93.

Sapphire Tex witnessed maximum increase of Rs 67.50 per share, closing at Rs967.50 whereas Sapphire Fiber was runner up, share prices of which increased by Rs 60, closing at Rs860.

Colgate Palm recorded a maximum decrease of Rs 83.46 per share, closing at Rs 2694 followed by AKD Hospitality, the share prices of which decreased by Rs 30 per share, closing at Rs415.