Full day report: Bearish sentiment continues in KSE-100

The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended Tuesday’s trading session on a negative note, with the benchmark KSE-100 index losing 157 points, or 0.32 per cent, by the close of the trading session to reach 48,523.41.

Volumes were led by commercial banking stocks amidst lower-than-usual activity in the trading session.

77.5 million shares had changed hands by the end of the session, with a total worth of nearly Rs 6.3 billion.

Stocks of 371 companies were traded, of which 150 gained in value, 196 declined and 25 remained unchanged.

Volumes were led by:

Bank of Punjab: 23.2m shares traded [-5.17pc];

Azgard Nine: 19.1m shares traded [+8.52pc];

Aisha Steel Mill: 18.7m shares traded [-4.11pc];

TRG Pak Ltd: 15m shares traded [-0.12pc]; and,

Engro Polymer: 8.87m shares traded [+4.95pc].

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