KARACHI (Staff Report) – Pakistan Stock Exchange 100-index surges by 96.32 points in on opening day of the week.

The index was seen hitting 40,023 points.

Analysts said that improved results of different companies and betterment in oil prices in international market have added to trust of local investors in the market.

However, foreign investors are hesitant of investing in the PSX at the moment as they have sold shares worth $20 million until today since the beginning of August.