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Date: 03-Aug-2012
KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 14,716.86
Current Index 14,730.67
Change % 0.09%
YTD (CY12) 29.81%
YTD (FY13) 6.73%
Volume (mn) 72.83
Capitilization(USD bn) 38.32
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 1.23
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 31.29

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 25,386.01
Current Index 25,543.52
Change % 0.62%
YTD (CY12) 26.84%
YTD (FY13) 7.43%
Volume (mn) 29.84
Capitilization (USDbn) 5.46

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 17,224.36 0.00
HANGSENG 19,522.08 -0.85
NIKKEI 225 8,513.20 -1.62
FTSE 5,662.30 -0.88
DJIA 12,878.88 -0.71
SSEC 2,119.96 0.42
NASDAQ 2,909.77 -0.36

 
Close
%age
TASI 6,892.62 0.21
KSE(Kuwait) 5,723.61 0.03
BSE 1,098.12 -0.26
MSM 5,464.73 0.69
ADX 2,507.81 -0.35
DFM 1,550.62 0.18
QSE 8,332.35 0.18

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 11.81
6 Months 11.83
12 Months 12.16

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 11.53
6 Months 11.51
12 Months 11.54

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 12.14
5-Y PIB 12.38
10-Y PIB 12.52
20-Y PIB 13.03
30-Y PIB 13.14
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Bourse touches new peak of 2012

The stock market started the day on as positive note and touched the new 2012 high of 14,731 points. However, profit taking in the second half amid release of Coalition Support Fund and index peaking trimmed first half gains, said JS Global Capital analyst Shakir Padela.The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index gained 0.09 per cent or 13.81 points to end at the 14,730.67 point level. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Economy to get short-term relief from $1.118bn CSF

An instalment of $1.118 billion from US on account of Coalition Support Fund (CSF) is expected to provide relief to the ailing economy, supporting country’s macroeconomic indicators positively in the short-term. more... (DT)

PPAF plans to extend 1m micro-loans in 2012-13

The Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) is planing to extend 1 million micro loans during 2012-13 for implementing 3,500 small scale water and infrastructure schemes in the most deprived districts of the country. more... (DT)

Textile industrialists halt capital investments

As the energy crisis tightens its grip on Pakistan, the textile sector is seeing a halt in capital investments by several leading players who have also stopped importing new technology into the country. more... (ET)

Financial discipline: Centre may ask provinces to retire SBP loans every quarter

As the national budget deficit touches a new high, the Centre is considering placing a binding on provinces to retire State Bank of Pakistan’s loans every quarter with an aim to ensure financial discipline at all tiers of the government . more... (ET)

Forex reserves jump to $15.7 billion

The country’s total liquid foreign exchange reserves have increased to $15.6925 billion, from $14.5745 billion held on July 27, 2012. The boost comes after news that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) received $1.118 billion from the United States under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF). more... (ET)

Engro fertiliser plant running at one-fifth of total capacity

The overall production of the country’s biggest fertiliser plant –operated by Engro Corp. – of the country has reduced to less than one fifth of its installed capacity this year thanks to faulty gas distribution policy of the government, senior company officials said on Thursday. more... (TN)

 

NAVs and Returns
as of Aug02, 2012
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.1576/-
10.1576/-
YTD Return
11.38%
POAIIF
52.3253/-
51.8020/-
YTD Return
8.37%
POAAAF
52.94/-
51.62/-
YTD Return
3.10%
POIAAF
55.38/-
54.00/-
YTD Return
2.72%
POAF
11.53/-
YTD Return
11.10%

Funds Rating
AMC
AM3
POAIIF
AA-(f)
POAF
A+ (f)
POAAAF
3 Star
POIAAF
5 Star

  June-12 May-12
MoM (%)
AUM's (PKR bn) 355.60 367.05 -3.12
No of AMCs 24 24 -
No of Funds 124 124 -

Economic Highlights
 
GDP Growth FY12 3.70%
Per Capita Income $1,372
Reserves
(July 12, 2012)
$14.91bn
Trade Deficit
(July 11-June 12)
$(21.27)bn
Curr. A/C
(July 11-June 12)
$(4.52bn)
Remittances
(July 11-June 12)
$13.19bn
Foreign Investment (July11-June 12) $741.5mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(July-12)
9.6%
CPI Gen. - FY12
(July 11- June 12)
11.0%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 87.50
Gold Futures(USD/oz) 1,594
Cement (Rs./Bag) 445.00
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 83.25
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,749.17
DAP (Rs./bag) 2,660.35
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 5,550.00
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