KARACHI, March 4 (Reuters) - Pakistan's main stock exchange
closed higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark 100-share index of
the Karachi Stock Exchange rising 1.38 percent, or 355.84 points
Nishat Mills Ltd rose 4.21 percent to 139.50
rupees while Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd was up 3.47
percent to 31.64 rupees.
The rupee ended higher at 104.85/104.90 against the
dollar compared to Monday's close of 104.90/104.96.
Overnight rates in the money market fell to 9.90 percent
from Monday's close of 10.00 percent.
(Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)