Pakistan’s stock market experienced a range-bound session with no significant triggers, but managed to close in the green. Trading volume increased to 273 million shares, up 19% compared to the previous session’s 229 million shares.

The KSE-100 index rose by 208 points or 0.50% DoD, closing at 41,794 points. The commercial banks, technology and communication, and fertilizer sectors were the primary contributors to the session’s gains, adding a cumulative 143 points to the index. Investors showed a positive momentum throughout the session, leading to a positive close for the benchmark KSE-100 Index, which settled at 41,794 points.

FFL, TELE, and WTL accounted for 67 million shares of the total market volume. Traded value decreased from USD 26 million to USD 24 million in the previous session.

Market sentiment reflected optimism about Pakistan’s economic outlook, as negotiations with the IMF for a potential bailout package continued.

Key NumbersKSE-100KSE-30KMI-30All Share
Index Level41,79415,55271,77527,358
Change (Points)208.33-111307162
Change (%)0.50%-0.71%0.43%0.60%
Total Volume (mn)10289106273
Total Value (PKR mn)5,1773,9853,6926,771
Total Value (USD mn)18141324
52W High46,96918,08977,22031,847
52W Low38,13614,03064,52025,881
Market Cap. (PKR bn)1,5621,0467376,383
Market Cap. (USD bn)64323

Top 5 Sectors by VolumeVolume (mn shares)Volume in Mn RupeesMkt Cap
Tech. & Communication56.171192.73291,846
Food & Pers. Care Prod.30.28250.87604,662
Commercial Banks18.92600.421,056,319
Top 5 Companies by VolumeVolumeClosingChange% Change
Fauji Foods Ltd.24,362,7565.700.5811.33%
Telecard Ltd.23,457,5008.030.395.10%
Worldcall Telecom Ltd.19,078,6551.320.010.76%
TPL Properties Ltd.14,631,00615.260.604.09%
Ghani Global Holdings10,651,45411.371.009.64%
Top 5 Index Contributors – PositiveVolumeClosingChangeIndex Pts.
Systems Ltd.382,764492.535.5027.76
Engro Fertilizers Ltd.2,127,58489.521.6726.84
MCB Bank Ltd.217,295120.941.4315.87
Meezan Bank Ltd.1,143,88899.451.2915.44
Habib Metropolitn Bank3,801,00034.671.1514.51
SymbolVolumeClosingChange %
MSCI FM (Main Index)
Top 5 Index Contributors – NegativeVolumeClosingChangeIndex Pts.
Pak Oilfields Ltd.112,037420.55-3.62-12.57
Pak Petroleum Ltd.1,598,13568.73-0.68-12.15
Unilever Pak Foods Ltd.4018,210.00-1,317.55-10.79
Engro Corporation Ltd.1,255,969298.51-1.08-9.15
Top 5 Gainers by Percentage% Change 
Popular Islamic Madaraba16.28%
Hala Enterprises Limited [DEF]13.72%
Ghani Global Glass Ltd.13.47%
Agritech Limited12.80%
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