KSE-100 recorded a loss of -345.81 points or -0.69% by the end of the trading session to close at 49481.70 points.
110 million shares worth Rs. 7.93 billion were traded by the end of the day. The Index opened positive and remained volatile throughout the last trading session while closing in the negative zone.
COMMERCIAL BANKS was the top traded sector with total traded volume of 64,572,600 shares. It was followed by CHEMICAL with a total traded volume of 45,970,800 shares and ENGINEERING sector with a total traded volume of 38,410,800.
Shares of 389 companies were traded. At the end of the day, 174 stocks closed higher, 192 declined while 23 stocks remained unchanged.
Engro Polymer was the volume leader with 36.64 million shares, gaining Rs 0.81 to close at Rs 29. It was followed by Aisha Steel Mill with 27.94 million shares, gaining Rs 0.88 to close at Rs 26.08, Azgard Nine with 26.97 million shares, gaining Rs 0.18 to close at Rs 14.29 and Summit Bank with 24.71 million shares, gaining Rs 0.21 to close at Rs 5.17.
The top advancers of the market were:
Top decliners of the market were: