KARACHI: Volatility continued at the Pakistan Stock Exchange on Wednesday as the benchmark KSE-100 index closed slightly lower in a topsy-turvy session.
Bulls competed with bears as the market saw cherry-picking and profit-booking at the same time, resulting in a meagre loss of two points by the close of the session.
Today, the benchmark KSE-100 index crawled downwards by 2.10 points to close at 44,174.97 points.
Shares of 339 companies were traded during the session. At the close of trading, 159 scrips closed in the green, 165 in the red, and 15 remained unchanged.
Overall trading volumes dropped to 151.78 million shares compared with Tuesday’s tally of 223.08 million. The value of shares traded during the day was Rs6.57 billion.