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Pakistan stocks set new record as bulls take command

06:52 PM | 15 Apr, 2024
Pakistan stocks set new record as bulls take command
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KARACHI – Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed bullish trend during first session of the new business week to set a new record. 

The KSE-100 index on Monday gained 229.86 points to cross the 70,500 points level for the first time in history. It closed at 70,544.58 points against 70,314.72 points the previous trading day.

The market witnessed trading of total 555,214,972 shares worth Rs21.986 billion during the day as compared to 389,396,548 shares worth Rs17.273 billion the last day.

Some 353 companies took part in today’s session in the stock market; 180 of them registered gains and 156 suffered losses, whereas the share prices of 17 remained unchanged. 

In PSX, WorldCall Telecom, Fauji Cement and Fauji Foods Limited remained top three performing companies.  

Bata Pakistan Limited saw a maximum increase of Rs25 per share price to close at Rs1,725.00, whereas Sugar Engineering Works Limited’s shared price went up by Rs23.19 to Rs493.46.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 22 May 2024

 Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 22, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349 for buying, and 352.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 277.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349 352.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.34 748.34
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.34 59.94
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.13 731.13
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.98 26.28
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82

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