| GEO Business|
| Bulls return as KSE regains 9,600 level|
| Updated at: 1903 PST, Friday, January 29, 2010|
KARACHI: Positive activity was witnessed on the last trading day of the week as benchmark-100 index crossed 9,600 psychological barrier.
The local bourse kicked-off the day in green zone and maintained the positive stance till the closing bell.
Investors, however, avoided taking new positions amid upcoming monetary policy announcement by the central bank on Saturday.
Stocks ended 34 points above at 9,614 points on Friday.
Market turnover stood at 180 million shares. Lotte Pak proved itself a true volume leader as it remained on top, adding Rs1/share to close at Rs11.35.
Meanwhile, parallel KSE-30 index closed at 10,056 points with a gain of 38 points.
Experts said market could post some gains next week after a technical correction.