LSE sheds 12.78 points.
LAHORE, July 29, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The Lahore stock market
on Thursday witnessed bearish trend as the LSE-25 Index lost 12.78
points to close at 3357.35 points as compared to 3370.13 points on
Wednesday. In all 117 companies transacted, of which 21 improved their
rates, 39 lost their worth, while rates of 57 companies remained
unchanged. Total turnover also decreased to 3.427 million shares as
against 4.294 million shares showing a difference of 0.867 million
shares. Dawood Hercules Chemical Limited emerged as major gainer of the
day with an increase of Rs 8.67 in its share price to close at Rs
182.75. Lucky Cement Limited remained major loser of the day by
decreasing Rs 1.59 in its share price to close at Rs 69.35 per share.
Bank Al-Falah Limited appeared as volume leader of the day with 0.532
million shares, followed by the National Bank of Pakistan Ltd with 0.442
million shares and Arif Habib Securities Ltd with 0.432 million shares.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)