The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) 100-index gained 377.82 points on Monday, a 0.85 percent increase, closing at 44,585.13 points vs 44,207.31 points the previous trading day.
A total of 440,221,059 shares were traded during the day, compared to 247,993,312 shares the previous day, with the share price standing at Rs.12.086 billion, compared to Rs.8.512 billion the previous trading day.
In total, 342 firms traded their shares on the stock exchange, with 238 recording gains and 82 suffering losses, while the share price of 22 companies remained steady.
The three top-trading companies were WorldCall Telecom with 28,194,334 shares at Rs.1.26 per share; JS Bank (R ) with |27,939,500 shares at Rs.0.22 per share and Unity Foods Ltd with 20,659,220 shares at Rs.20.18 per share.
Nestle Pakistan witnessed a maximum increase of Rs.220.00 per share price, closing at Rs.6,675.00, whereas the runner-up was Rafhan Maize with an Rs.65.00 rise in its per share price to Rs.8,355.00.
Shield Corporation witnessed a maximum decrease of Rs.24.37 per share closing at Rs.300.53; followed by Siemens Pakistan with Rs.22.80 decline to close at Rs.716.00