Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday witnessed an upward trend and KSE 100 index crossed 35000 points and stands at 35185 points.

As investor participation has been comparatively high amid presence of market moving triggers. The benchmark KSE-100 index gained 808 points and hit 35185 points at 12:40 pm on Monday.

Because of JUI-F-led anti-government protest march moved towards Islamabad with politicians agitating the participating crowd the traders were in a state of uncertainty and a bit of nervousness in previous week.

But today, the market has managed to calm down and the index has bounced back as heavy buying erupted in the current favourites, cement, oil marketing companies and blue-chip stocks in selected sectors.