KARACHI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The Pakistani stock market
closed higher on Wednesday, with stocks in cement companies
leading the way ahead of company results.
The Karachi Stock Exchange's (KSE) benchmark
100-share index ended 0.09 percent, or 14.58 points, higher at
Fauji Cement rose 0.81 percent to 7.45 rupees per
In the currency market, the Pakistani rupee ended
almost steady at 97.68/97.73 against the dollar, compared to
Tuesday's close of 97.70/97.74.
Overnight rates in the money market ended at 9 percent
compared to Tuesday's close of 8.50 percent.
(Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)