News and Highlights of the Week: 11 May – 16 May 2020

PSX News and Highlights of the Week are back with its latest edition. Without further ado, let’s get started, shall we!

11th May 2020:

The PSX Growth Enterprise Market Webinar went live via Zoom. The Webinar was conducted by Asmaa Malik from Listing Department. PSX announced the availability of the webinar PPT for anyone who wanted it, via email. Requests could be made at

12th May 2020:

Announcement made for Hope A Thon, in support of Akhuwat Corona Relief Fund. PSX social media fans joined Hope A Thon live with Pakistan’s top corporate and thought leaders on Saturday May 16, 2020.

13th May 2020:

Pakistan successfully retained its May 2017 upgraded status in the global MSCI Emerging Market (EM) Index and averted the chances of being downgraded to Frontier Index in its semi-annual review on Wednesday. Link


13th May 2020:

PSX published Urdu Article on what are ETFs, how are they traded and more. This article, and many more can be accessed at

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14th May 2020:

PSX announces the listing of BankIslami Pakistan Limited (BIPL) Ehad Sukuk Certificates with effect from May 14, 2020 whereas trading in the same commenced from May 15, 2020.


14th May 2020:

Press Release was circulated as BankIslami Ehad Sukuk Certificates got listed on PSX. The trading commenced on 15th May 2020.

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15th May 2020:

BankIslami Pakistan’s Ehad Sukuk Gong Ceremony took place at PSX. MD PSX, Mr. Farrukh H Khan, CFO BankIslami, Mr. Sohail Sikandar, Head of Investment Banking BankIslami, Mr. Haris Munawar, representative of Next Capital, JS Global, and select team members joined the Gong Ceremony at PSX as the listing of BankIslami Pakistan Limited’s Ehad Sukuk Certificates was announced.

16th May 2020:

MD PSX, Farrukh H Khan went live via Webinar, speaking on, “Surviving Corona, Coming out Stronger.” You can watch the webinar on PSX’s YouTube channel.


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