ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) KSE 100 index witnessed its upward trend on Tuesday, gaining 176.55 points with a 0.39 percent positive change, closing at 45,903.23 points on the last business day, at 45,726.68 points. A total of 491,787,174 shares were traded during the day compared to the trading of 543,645,793 shares the previous day, whereas the price of the shares was Rs 19,934 billion against Rs 21,659 billion the previous day. 425 companies traded stocks on the stock exchange, of which 196 recorded gains and 210 continued losses, 19 companies’ share prices remained unchanged.
The three most traded companies were TRG Pak Ltd with a volume of 29,407,000 shares and a price per share of Rs 103.49, Pak Refinery with a volume of 28,848,000 and a price of Rs 24.09 per share, and Fauji Foods Ltd with a volume and price of 22,225,500. . 19.11 per share. Rafhan Maize closed at Rs 9989.99 with a maximum increase of Rs 389.99 99 per share, while Nestle Pakistan took second place with an increase of Rs 145 per share and closed at Rs 6600.01. Colgate Palm witnessed a maximum drop of Rs 50 per share and closed at Rs 3100, while Sapphire Tex shares closed at Rs 1014.99, down Rs 35 per share.