The uptrend continues as the KSE-100 index gains 252.43 points

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) posted a positive trend on Friday as the KSE-100 benchmark gained 252.43 points and rallied to 30,467.20 points.

The KSE 100 Index opened at 30,218.36 and closed at 30,467.20, gaining 252.43 points (0.84%).

On Thursday, the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) noted a downward trend, with the KSE 100 losing 29.96 points (0.10%) to close at 30,214.77 points.

A total of 146,537,210 shares were traded in relation to the 128,886,530 shares of the day before, while the value of shares traded during the day was Rs.5,106 billion, compared with Rs4,894 billion the previous day.

Of the 342 companies, stock prices for 122 companies increased, while 202 companies declined, while 18 companies remained stable in today's trading.

The top three publicly traded companies were Maple Leaf, with a volume of 17,169,500 euros and a share price of 17 rupees.

73, World Call Telecom with a volume of 12,938,000 and a price per share of 0.85 Rs and Lotte Chemical with a volume of 10,399,000 and a price per share of Rs 15.01.

The main winner was Colgate Palm with an increase of 87.30 rupees per share, closing at 1833.46 rupees, while Millat Tractors was in second place with an increase of 28.49 rupees per share, closing at 693, 61 rupees.

The main declines were recorded by Nestlé Pakistan with a decrease of 304.75 rupees per share to 5790.25 rupees and Wyeth Pak Ltd with a decrease of 17.71 rupees per share to a close at 585.79 rupees.