Market watch: KSE-100 closes fourth consecutive session in red

KARACHI: money markets shut in a red area once more as misfortunes in the heavyweight budgetary and bond divisions dragged the record down fundamentally because of detailed benefit taking.

Pharmaceuticals were the champion part amid the exchanging session, profiting from administrative changes that have enabled costs of every single therapeutic item to be expanded all through the nation.

At close, the KSE-100 Index finished with a lessening of 224.19 focuses or 0.50% to complete at 44,233.11 focuses.

Remedy Securities’ examiner Ali Raza said Pakistan values shut the fourth sequential session negative with benchmark KSE-100 Index settling underneath 44,300 level and volumes dropping to 72 million offers, down ~17% day-on-day.

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Real drag was seen in financials and bond parts because of benefit taking, while pharmaceuticals were among the best gainers as the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan told of an expansion in costs over all classes of meds after endorsement from the government bureau.

Inside pharmaceuticals, Glaxo Pakistan GLAXO PA +5% was among the best gainers and shut at upper value confine while Searl Pakistan SEARL PA +2.2% and Abbot Laboratories ABOT PA +2.21% additionally shut higher.

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