The index closed down 95pts at 32928, failing to sustain the 33000 level. Volumes rose 8pc to 133mln shares while value traded rose 20pc at Rs6.3bln.
Volume leaders were KEL, DFML, BOP, TRG and PIA.
Auto sector lost steam due to the newly announced auto policy which favors new entrants over existing players. INDU and PSMC closed down over 4pc.
Unilever and Murree Brewery closed up in excess of 4pc.
Most major stocks moved marginally in either direction with a day closure ahead for Pakistan Day.
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