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PSX: Subdued political noise allows bourse close green on week’s last session!

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SANA MAHMOOD

KARACHI: Bourse blossomed on week’s last trading day when subdued political noise, among other reasons, let Benchmark KSE-100 Index close at 42,088 with an augmentation of 520 points.

Rs. 13b worth of 261m shares changed hands today. Value of the shares of 246 companies augmented, 101 plummeted while 17 remained stagnant.

Engineering, Chemical and Textile Sectors led the trading today with 29m, 25m and 23.5m shares respectively.

Today’s trade of shares was led by: Engro Polymer, 20.7m shares (+2.81pc); Azgard Nine, 17.6m shares (+7.79pc); TRG Pak Ltd., 15.9m shares (+4.81pc); Aisha Steel Mills 2.93m shares (+14.6pc); Dost Steels Ltd., 1.50m shares (+14.1pc).