BUSINESS

PSX Edge Up

Pakistan stock market's KSE 100 index edged up at close, up about 755.12 points to 39470.89 with high and low of 39525.21 and 38710.53 respectively.

Out of total 350 trading companies 259 advanced 79 declined while 12 remained unchanged.

Top sector are cement with 14.8 percent trade followed by technology and communication with 13.6 percent while chemical is on third with 9 percent.

Top advancers include Khyber Tobacco at 1585.59 per share with 72.59 positive points while Pakistan Tobacco Limited trades at 2025 per share with positive points of 58.23.

Top decliners include Bata Pakistan Limited at 2280 per share with 120 negative points while Sapphire Textile Limited at 1698.60 per share with 89.40 negative points.