ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Stock Exchange saw a bullish trend on Tuesday, rising 115.65 points, or 0.29 percent, to close at 40,191.61 points as opposed to 40,075.96 points the previous working day.
In all, 217,504,902 shares were exchanged today as opposed to 110,422,594 shares the day before. The price of shares was Rs. 6.326 billion as opposed to Rs. 3.718 billion the previous trading day.
There were 327 firms that traded shares on the stock market; 191 of them saw gains, 105 suffered losses, and 31 saw their share prices stay steady.
The top three trading companies were TPL Properties, with 35,087,913 shares traded and an average price of Rs. 18.98 per share, Agritech Limited, with 22,626,500 shares traded and an average price of Rs. 8.13 per share, and Pak Refinery, with 13,181,522 shares traded and an average price of Rs. 16.07 per share.
Allawasaya Tex saw the largest rise of Rs. 235.17 per share, finishing at Rs. 3,373.49, while Colgate Palm came in second, with share prices rising by Rs. 161.20 to Rs. 2,310.66.
Following Nestle Pakistan, whose share price fell by the most, by Rs. 295.50 to end at Rs. 5,994.50, was Sapphire Tex, whose share price fell by Rs. 80 to settle at Rs. 993.