Karachi: After General Elections 2018, trading in Pakistan Stock Exchange resumed on Thursday and KSE-100 index increased by 42,000 points, stated a news report. Due to burgeoning interest in shares, the value of shares increased by 65.51% because of which revenues increased by more than PKR 99 billion.
As the fervour surrounding elections calmed down, business activity resumed, accompanied by extensive trading. At day end, KSE-100 index increased by 749.94 points and closed at 42089.16. Similarly, KSE-30 index increased by 484.06 points, KMI-30 index increased by 1627.33 points and KSIL shares index increased by 357.87 index points.
The increased trading appreciated the share value of total 348 companies, while depreciating the share value of 21 companies.