KARACHI, April 4 (Reuters) - Pakistan's stock market closed
higher on Thursday, supported by the cement sector, traders
The Karachi Stock Exchange's (KSE) benchmark
100-share index ended 0.20 percent, or 37.56 points, higher at
18,613.44 points in a range-bound session.
Dewan Cement remained the volume leader, said
Samar Iqbal, a trader at Topline Securities. It climbed 1.12
percent to 5.49 rupees.
Engro Corporation fell 0.61 percent to 135.40
rupees while Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd lost 4.97
percent to 19.31 rupees.
In the currency market, the rupee ended steady at
98.29/98.34 against the dollar. Overnight rates in the money
market remained flat at 9.40 percent.
(Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)