February 18, 2014
Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) witnessed bullish trend on Monday as total value of trade increased by 25 per cent to PKR5,288 million from PKR4,219 million recorded on Monday. There was also increase in number of lots traded to 18,855 from 17,074.
PMEX Commodity Index also went up by 0.83 per cent to 3,180. Major business was contributed by gold amounting to PKR3,230 million, followed by crude oil (PKR1,855 million) and silver (PKR202 million). The largest increase of 59 per cent was registered in silver volume to PKR202 million from PKR127 million. Along with this there was 51 per cent increase in crude oil volume recorded at PKR1,855 million from PKR1,227 million. Business Recorder