| GEO Business|
| KSE gains 69 points to close at 6143|
| Updated at: 2021 PST, Friday, January 09, 2009|
KARACHI: Profit taking eroded morning gains in leading scrips at Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE), but 100-Index surged by 68.94 points to close at 6143.81 on Friday, dealers said.
The turnover volume dropped to 145.449 million shares as 171sustained losses and 88 scrips recorded gains while 3 remained unchanged.
A dealer at a leading brokerage house said that the market was bullish in the morning and Index touched as high as 6243, but slipped buy 100 points on profit taking.
The market capitalization was improved by Rs 15 billion to Rs1.936 trillion.
OGDC was the volume leader with a turnover of 11.342 million shares followed by PTCL 10.091 million shares, TRG Pakistan 7.484million shares, HUBCO 7.428 million shares and WorldCall Telecom 6.592million shares.
D G Khan Cement closed at Rs21.33, NIB Bank Rs5.92, OGDC Rs54.02, PTCL Rs16.45, TRG Pakistan Rs2.68, HUBCO Rs17.88 and WorldCall Telecom Rs4.26.
Attock Petroleum recorded the highest gain of Rs 7.93 to close at Rs166.66 followed by Millat Tractors which went up by Rs 7.92 to Rs166.51while Siemens Pak dipped by Rs 48 to Rs922 and Pak Services Ltd went down by Rs 17.92 to Rs333.22.