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PSX loses 161 points to close at 45,728 points

ISLAMABAD: The KSE-100 index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Tuesday witnessed bearish trend, losing 161.29 points, with negative change of 0.35 percent, closing at 45,728.75 points against 45,890.04 points on the last working day.

A total 718,226,525 shares were traded during the day compared to the trade of 722,052,658 shares the previous day whereas the price of shares stood at Rs25.298 billion against Rs25.788 billion previous day.

As many as 359 companies transacted shares in the stock market, 135 of them recorded gain and 205 sustained losses whereas the share price of 19 companies remained unchanged.

The three top traded companies were WorldCall Telecom with a volume of 84,284,000 shares and price per share of Rs1.55, Byco Petroleum with a volume of 70,425,500 and price per share of Rs10.97 and Media Times Ltd with a volume of 55,438,000 and price per share of Rs3.76.

Sapphire Tex witnessed maximum increase of Rs59 per share, closing at Rs1059 while Premium Tex shares increased by Rs20.96 per share closing at Rs300.46.

Sunrays Textile recorded maximum decrease of Rs62.88 per share, closing at Rs775.62 whereas Service Ind. Ltd was runner up with the increase of Rs21.03 per share, closing at Rs918.33.

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