KARACHI, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Pakistan's main stock exchange closed higher on Monday, with the benchmark 100-share index of the Karachi Stock Exchange rising 0.16 percent, or 41.63 points, to 25,298.32.
The week started on a positive note, participation remained on the lower side.
Some profit taking was seen in some stocks, investors' interest was seen in Fertilizer, said a stocks dealer.
Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Ltd rose 5 percent to 44.73 rupees while Nishat Mills Ltd was down 1.97 percent at 120.20 rupees.
The rupee ended steady at 107.13/107.18 against the dollar, compared to Friday's close of 107.15/107.20
Overnight rates in the money market remained flat at 10.00 percent.
(Compiled by the Karachi newsroom)
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