PSX ends business week on positive note as KSE-100 index gains 208pts

08:55 PM | 10 Mar, 2023
PSX ends business week on positive note as KSE-100 index gains 208pts
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KARACHI – The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed positive session to end the business week amid hopes for revival IMF loan programme.

The KSE-100 index went up by 208.33 points to close at 41,793.83 points. Sectors contributing to the performance include commercial banks, fertilizer, technology & communication, textile and others.

Volumes increased from 229.1 million shares to 272.8 million shares. The average traded value decreased by 8.4% to $24.1 million as against $26.3 million.

Pakistan rupee strengthened against the US dollar in the interbank and open markets after it lost ground on Thursday.

The Pakistani rupee appreciated by 0.54% against the US dollar in the interbank market, settling at Rs280.77 as compared to yesterday’s Rs282.30.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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