BUSINESS

Pakistan Stock Exchange

The Pakistan Stock Exchange benchmark 100 index crossed forty thousand points today, as it continues the bullish run after Saudi Arabia gave Islamabad the 6 billion dollar bailout package.

The benchmark 100 index gained another 777 points to push the index above 40,000 points.

Cement was the top traded sector, it was followed by chemicals.

The top three advancers were Rafhan Maize Products Company Limited, Wyeth Pakistan Limited and Millat Tractors Limited.

Meanwhile, the top three decliners were Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited, Shezan International ltd and WAH Noble Chemicals Limited .

On Wednesday, the Pakistan Stock Market recorded the highest-ever surge in terms of points I a single session in its history, as it was up 1,580 points.