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Friday Oct 02 2020
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PSX witnesses bearish trend as KSE-100 loses 606 points

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A trader is busy on call as resumes business at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) building in Karachi, on June 30, 2020. — PPI/Files

The Pakistan Stock Exchange on Friday registered a negative note, with the benchmark KSE-100 index losing 606.09 points, or 1.49%, by the close of the trading session to reach 40,070.83.

A total of 348,589,710 shares had changed hands by the end of the session, with a total worth of nearly Rs12.441 billion. Stocks of 398 companies were traded, of which 86 gained in value, 302 declined and 10 remained unchanged.

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Volumes were led by Hascol Petroleum Limited (HASCOL), with 52,658,500 shares traded. K-Electric Limited (KEL) and TRG Pakistan Limited (TRG) closed out the top three symbols traded, with volumes of 35,084,000 and 24,661,500.