Karachi: Pakistan's benchmark stock index, the Karachi Stock Exchange 100 Index, fell 0.09 per cent at the close. The index of 100 companies traded on the Karachi Stock Exchange fell 14.39 to 16,810.16.
Among the stocks in the index, 31 rose, 60 fell and 9 were unchanged. Declines in the Karachi Stock Exchange 100 Index were led by Fauji Fertilizer, Hub Power and Unilever Pakistan.
Lucky Cement, which fell 1.52 rupees to 145.51 rupees, was the most active stock by value in Pakistan. The next most-active issues were Dg Khan Cement, which fell 1 rupee to 53.82 rupees, and Lotte Pakistan Pta, which rose 1 rupee to 8.16 rupees.