KARACHI, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Pakistan's main stock exchange
closed slightly higher on Tuesday, pulled up by rises in energy
stocks amid a dull trading session.
The benchmark 100-share index of the Karachi Stock Exchange
rose 0.15 percent or 33.94 points to 22,310.59.
Most stocks fell although trading in Oil and Gas Development
Ltd and Pakistan Petroleum Ltd helped the index to close with
positive gains. Overall, volumes remained dull and activity was
confined to mid cap stocks, dealers said.
Oil and Gas Development Co Ltd rose 1.21 percent
to 260.99 rupees while Pakistan Petroleum Ltd was up
2.47 percent to 203.50 rupees.
The rupee ended weaker at 106.78/106.83 against the
dollar, compared to Tuesday's close of 106.57/106.63.
Overnight rates in the money market rose to 8.25 percent
from Tuesday's close of 7.75 percent.
(Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)