KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) had a topsy turvy day on Wednesday amid economic challenges and the uncertainty posed by the new Omicron coronavirus variant.
The benchmark KSE-100 index closed with an increase of 296.79 points (0.66%) and closed at 45.396.14 points. The bourse surged in early trading before reaching its highest point of 45,072.38 points.
It eventually slumped and reached its lowest level of 45,072.38 points before it gradually recovered and end on a positive note. The total volume of shares was 85.036 million valued at Rs6.958 bn.