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Stocks open bullish
A man takes a nap on a couch under an electronic board displaying share prices during trading session at the Karachi Stock Exchange April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/File Photo

Stocks open bullish

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange Tuesday opened bullish and added 13.27 points to reach 43424.20 level in early trading.

Yesterday, the KSE-100 index of Pakistan Stock Exchange gained 400 points or 0.93 percent on the first day of week.

Top 5 stocks including OGDC (+2.1 percent), LUCK (+2.6 percent), UBL (+1.7 percent), DGKC (+4.3 percent) & POL (+2 percent) added 178 points to the index gain, whereas stocks including MCB (-1 percent), NESTLE (-0.4 percent), MUREB (-1.1 percent), GHGL (-1.3 percent) & JSCL (-1.6 percent) withheld 26 points from the index. KSE-100 index closed at 43,011, down 61 points on Friday, last week. Volumes stood at 140m shares versus 163m shares traded previously.