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PSX lands in green as benchmark index gains 169 points

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) landed in the green on Wednesday with the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining 169 points to close at 45,173.
Trading at the index remained in the negative early in the session but later went on an upward trajectory hitting the day’s high of 45,233 points and low of 44,900 points during the day.
In all, 248 million shares worth Rs10.5 billion were traded on the exchange, with 177 of 356 traded scrips advancing, 162 declining and 17 remaining unchanged.
The technology and communication sector dominated the trading with 29.3m shares traded, while cement and chemicals followed with 26.1m and 25.3m shares traded, respectively.