October 4, 2021 (MLN): KSE-100 index settled the Monday’s session at 45,044 level, depicting a drop of 172 points or 0.39% at the day end.
The market opened on a negative note owing to higher than anticipated inflation figure of 8.99% YoY for the month of September 2021, however, it witnessed a recovery in the latter half of the session as optimisn arose over the IMF talk which begin from today.
The reversal also stemmed from the positive news about ADB to provide $2bn to Pakistan under 3 year Country Partnership Strategy, a note by Aba Ali Habib Securities cited.
The Index traded in a range of 552.30 points or 1.23 percent of previous close, showing an intraday high of 45,105.00 and a low of 44,552.70.
Of the 91 traded companies in the KSE100 Index 56 closed up 35 closed down, while 0 remained unchanged. Total volume traded for the index was 94.36 million shares.
Sectors propping up the index were Technology & Communication with 70 points, Pharmaceuticals with 48 points, Food & Personal Care Products with 30 points, Chemical with 18 points and Inv. Banks / Inv. Cos. / Securities Cos. with 13 points.
The most points added to the index was by TRG which contributed 49 points followed by SEARL with 39 points, COLG with 17 points, AVN with 17 points and ENGRO with 16 points.
Sector wise, the index was let down by Cement with 35 points, Oil & Gas Exploration Companies with 22 points, Glass & Ceramics with 7 points, Automobile Parts & Accessories with 4 points and Insurance with 2 points.
The most points taken off the index was by PPL which stripped the index of 23 points followed by LUCK with 21 points, POL with 12 points, FFC with 11 points and CHCC with 8 points.
All Share Volume increased by 0.17 Million to 267.22 Million Shares. Market Cap increased by Rs.37.75 Billion.
Total companies traded were 545 compared to 561 from the previous session. Of the scrips traded 348 closed up, 192 closed down while 5 remained unchanged.
Total trades increased by 1,807 to 108,645.
Value Traded increased by 1.08 Billion to Rs.10.10 Billion
|Byco Petroleum Pakistan||13,120,000|
|Ghani Global Holdings||13,094,000|
|Technology & Communication||86,932,575|
|Food & Personal Care Products||17,647,956|
|Inv. Banks / Inv. Cos. / Securities Cos.||14,047,546|
|Glass & Ceramics||9,418,000|
|Oil & Gas Marketing Companies||7,315,233|
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