KARACHI, Pakistan Sept 20 (Reuters) - Pakistan's main stock
exchange closed higher on Friday with the benchmark 100-share
index of the Karachi Stock Exchange rising 0.59 percent or
138.63 points to 23,595.61.
Stable Pak rupee further strengthen investors' sentiment.
Continuous buying interest in banks and oil stocks helped local
Telecom sector also came in limelight after the news that
government installed and launched a monitoring system to curb
Pakistan Telecommunication Co Ltd rose 4.97
percent to 27.47 rupees while Pakistan State Oil Co Ltd
was up 1.62 percent to 293.02 rupees.
The rupee ended at 105.54/105.59 against the dollar,
compared to Thursday's close of 105.65/105.72.
(Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)