PMEX closes at 3,014 points

KARACHI:Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited’s commodity index on Thursday closed at 3,014 points.

The traded value of metals, energy and COTS/FX was recorded at Rs 5.444 billion and the number of lots traded was 9,138, says PMEX release on Friday.

Major business was contributed by gold amounting to Rs 1.835 billion, followed by WTI crude oil Rs 1.575 billion, currencies through COTS Rs 1.402 billion), silver Rs 280.960 million, platinum Rs 172.493 million, DJIA Rs 64.889 million, NSDQ 100 Rs 37.149 million, copper Rs 31.792 million, natural gas Rs 28.300 million, SNP500 Rs 11.550 million and Brent crude oil Rs 4.327 million.

In agricultural commodities, 37,018 lots of red chilli amounting to Rs 5.795 million were traded.