Karachi: The Pakistan Stock Exchange closed with positive movements across several indices on November 14, 2023. The KSE-100 index saw a modest increase of 142.35 points, a 0.25% change, ending the day at 56,665.93. The broader KSE-ALL-Shares index also rose by 153.09 points, a 0.41% gain, concluding at 37,542.85.
Market Capitalisation and Trading Volume Show Healthy Activity
The Main Board's market capitalisation reached over 8 trillion PKR, with a traded volume of over half a billion shares, indicating a robust trading day. The GEM Board, despite its smaller size with only three listed companies, also participated actively with a traded volume of 25,000 shares.
Advancers Lead the Market
The trading session closed with 185 advancers outnumbering 161 decliners, showcasing a bullish sentiment within the market. The total number of companies traded was 367, which includes the figures from the GEM Board.
Debt Securities and Mutual Funds Show Stability
The listed debt securities and open-end mutual funds also presented stability, with 13 listed debt securities and a total issue size of 70 billion PKR, alongside 228 listed open-end mutual funds.
Indices Reflect Varied Performances
Other indices, such as the KSE-30 and KMI-30, showed slight increases, closing at 19,028.67 and 97,087.93, respectively. The BKTi, however, recorded a decrease of 134.34 points, closing at 13,039.07. The PSXDIV20 index experienced a notable rise of 360.48 points, a significant 1.61% increase, ending the session at 22,721.16.
It's important to note that while the HBLTT Index saw a slight increase, its calculation and maintenance are the sole responsibility of HBL Asset Management Ltd., with the PSX disseminating the daily figures.