The benchmark index continues its downtrend as the Pakistan bourse remained under pressure. The key index commenced with enthusiasm as it managed to accumulate 28.97 points. However, during the day, the index tanked -226.74pts. On the economic front of Pakistan, Pakistan import bill saw an increase of 22% year on year basis, despite textile exports rising by 15%. The intraday trading saw a high of 47,392.24pts while observing a low of 46,869.10pts, as the day ended on 47,136.53 pts( -0.48%/ DOD). The All-share volume continued its lackluster run, standing at 382mln ( 6%/DoD). The volume leaders for the day were WTL(32mln), KEL(26mln), BYCO(20mln), YOUW(20mln) and BOP(18mln)