A total of 382,644,494 shares were traded during the day

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) continued with bullish trend on Wednesday, gaining 241.90 points, with a positive change of 0.51 per cent, closing at 47,377.38 points against 47,135.48 points on the last working day.

A total of 382,644,494 shares were traded during the day compared to the trade of 370,038,860 shares the previous day whereas the price of shares stood at Rs 15.710 billion against Rs 12.090 billion the previous day.

As many as 472 companies’ transacted shares in the stock market, 222 of them recorded gain and 223 sustained losses whereas the share price of 27 companies remained unchanged.

The three top traded companies were Ghani Glo Hol with a volume of 27,600,000 shares and price per share of Rs42.46, WorldCall Telecom with a volume of 26,706,500 and price per share of Rs3.45 and Engro Polymer with volume of 25,980,500 and price per share of Rs56.59.

Indus Motor Co witnessed maximum increase of Rs69.36 per share, closing at Rs 1334.45. Sapphire Fiber was runner up, share prices of which increased by Rs 58.79, closing at Rs 934.99.

Philip Morris Pak recorded a maximum decrease of Rs 34.98 per share, closing at Rs 930 followed by Nestle Pakistan XD, the prices of which declined by Rs 20 per share, closing at Rs 5850.