KARACHI, March 18 (Reuters) - Pakistan's main stock exchange
closed slightly higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark 100-share
index of the Karachi Stock Exchange rose 0.07 percent, or 17.87
points to 27,246.97.
Relatively low volumes witnessed at local bourse amid lack
of news flows. Though benchmark index closed at historical level
of 27,246, dealer said.
Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd rose 3.01 percent
to 22.24 rupees while Pakistan State Oil Co Ltd was up
1.48 percent to 423.50 rupees.
The rupee ended at 98.85/98.95 against the dollar
compared to Monday's close of 98.85/98.90.
Overnight rates in the money market remained flat at 10.00
(Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)