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PSX: Lesser political noise keeps sentiments +ve!

KARACHI: Completion of the constitutional term by the elected PML-N government and smooth changeover to the caretaker system, has helped the sentiments remain positive.

Benchmark KSE-100 Index closed in the green (42,913) with an augmentation of 66 points. Rs. 3.06b worth of 59m shares changed hands today. Value of the shares of 150 companies plummeted, 138 augmented while 19 remained stagnant.

While the trade of shares today was led by Real Estate Sector (Dolmen City) with 12.4m shares, the other top traders of the shares on the week’s last trading day were: Pakistan Elektron Ltd., 4.4m shares (-1.01pc); TRG Pakistan Ltd., 3.0m shares (-1.46pc); Bank Of Punjab, 2.4m shares (-0.17pc); Pakistan Intl. Bulk Terminal Ltd., 1.7m shares (+0.08pc).