KSE 100 index plunges by more than 500 points

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KARACHI: The Karachi Stock Exchange 100 shares index fell by more than 500 points on Tuesday during intra-day trading,  amid the news of arrest orders issued against Prime Minister

Raja Pervez Ashraf by the Supreme Court of Pakistan while the addrees deliveredby  Tehrik-i-Minhajul Quran chief Allama Dr Tahirul Qadri continued at the conclusion of the long march, DawnNews reported.


The Supreme Court ordered for the arrest of Prime Minister Ashraf during a hearing of the Rental Power Case after which the KSE index dropped by around 3.5 per cent to 16,084 points.

Courtesy:  Dawn


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