What is KSE 100 index
what is KSE 100 index

We often see the fluctuations of stock market points in the news . This fluctuation of points clarifies the direction of the stock market . KSE 100 index is a benchmark of PSX.

What is a stock index?

A stock index or stock market index is an index that measures a stock market , to calculate market performance . 

Pakistan Stock market traders decide on the selling and buying of shares on the performance of companies in KSE 100 .

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KSE100 Index is the largest index in the Pakistan stock market which captures 80% of the market .
It is run by public demand and supply. No one can interfere in it with their influence.

What is KSE 100 index ?

The KSE 100 Index started in November 1991 with 1000 points. At that time there were 3 separate stock exchanges in Pakistan which include Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore stock exchange .
On January 11, 2016, the three stock exchanges Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi were merged to form a stock exchange called Pakistan Stock Exchange.

What does KSE 100 index stands for ?

KSE 100 Index stands for ” Karachi Stock Exchange 100 index ” .

Major benefits of KSE index :

  • Acting as a benchmark
  • Cap-weighted stock index
  • Free float index

Listed indices at PSX

7 indices listed in the Pakistan Stock Exchange .

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