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LSE gains volume

LSE gains volume

LAHORE – The Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE), on Monday, remained range-bound as the index gained 4.42 points to close at 3,796.34 points. However, the total turnover stayed 6.232 million shares against yesterday’s trading of 3.806 million shares. Out of 120 scrips traded on the day, 34 improved, 22 went down, while 64 remained unchanged.
Nimir Industries Chemical, Lotte Pakistan PTA and Dewan Salman Fibre ended as volume leaders. Pakistan State Oil (PSO) was the major gainer, while

PSO volume shrinks 10pc

KARACHI – Volume of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) fell by an annual 10 percent during the first half of the financial year 2011, though oil consumption rose to fresh highs of 20 million tonnes in 2010. However, sales of Attock Petroleum Limited and Shell improved by an annual 14 percent and 22 percent respectively, spurred by an addition in clientele -Nishat power plants. High demand in December, i.e. a comparative 11 percent monthly surge, helped oil consumption increase by 0.5 percent in

KSE posts decent volume

KARACHI – The KSE-100 index posted a decent volume of 168 million shares following the assassination of Punjab Governor Salmaan Tasser. Yesterday’s breakout however, made the market operate in the green zone, going as much as 100 points plus from yesterday’s closing because of the hike in petroleum prices, which improved levels for the oil sector in the first session, and in cotton prices which caused the textile scrips to perform as well.
From the onset of trading, the index

LSE adds value, volume drops

LAHORE – The Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE) remained range-bound on Monday with a significant decline in volume. The LSE-25 shares gained 9.06 points to close at 3,680.90 against its opening at 3,671.84 levels.
The volume of the market was at 2.6 million shares, which is 2.68 million shares less than Friday’s turnover of 5.29 million shares. Out of 130 active scrips, 40 went up, 17 declined and 73 showed no change in their opening values. Lotte Pakistan PTA was the volume leader