The first trading day of the new month— March on the Pakistan Stock Exchange was negative for investment.
During trading session, Pakistan Stock Exchange's (PSX) 100 Index fell 271 points to close at 45,593.
During the trading day, the 100 Index remained in the band of 925 points. In the market on March 1, Rs360 million shares were traded worth more than Rs18 billion. The market capitalisation during the day came down by Rs43 billion to Rs8,163 billion.