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PSX-100 Index Ends High To Close At 48697.65 Points

Pakistan Stock Exchange Benchmark PSX-100 index ended high and closed with 48697.65 points at the end of Trading Day.

100-index gained 288.30 points during the Regular Trade.

The highest index of the day remained at 48757.38 points while the lowest index of the day remained at 48409.35 points.

Volumes were considerably lower than usual with commercial banking, engineering and power generation and distribution stocks attracting investor interest.

A total of 55.82 million shares had changed hands by the end of the session, with a total worth of nearly 4.01 billion rupees.

Stocks of 374 companies were traded, of which 213 gained in value, 147 declined and 14 remained unchanged.