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Date: 16-Aug-2012
KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 14,911.97
Current Index 14,970.92
Change % 0.40%
YTD (CY12) 31.93%
YTD (FY13) 8.47%
Volume (mn) 136.00
Capitilization(USD bn) 38.92
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 30.73
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 69.39

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 26,295.16
Current Index 26,383.85
Change % 0.34%
YTD (CY12) 31.02%
YTD (FY13) 10.97%
Volume (mn) 33.98
Capitilization (USDbn) 5.64

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 17,728.20 0.54
HANGSENG 20.099.82 0.24
NIKKEI 225 9,046.10 1.36
FTSE 5,833.04 -0.54
DJIA 13,164.78 -0.06
SSEC 2,117.30 -0.08
NASDAQ 3,030.93 0.46

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,003.79 0.51
KSE(Kuwait) 5,713.28 0.22
BSE 1,080.00 0.33
MSM 5,508.88 0.18
ADX 2,556.96 0.13
DFM 1,578.98 0.09
QSE 8,421.08 0.03

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.53
6 Months 10.58
12 Months 10.89

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 10.48
6 Months 10.48
12 Months 10.51

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.36
5-Y PIB 11.63
10-Y PIB 12.00
20-Y PIB 12.51
30-Y PIB 12.67
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Bourse nears 15,000-point mark

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index gained 0.4 per cent or 58.95 points to end at the 14,970.92 points level. The government announced Tuesday as a public holiday to mark the Independence Day of Pakistan. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Temporary relief: Oil prices kept unchanged for two weeks

Government would have to lose Rs2 billion revenue due to adjustment of hike in global oil prices in petroleum levy (PL) on petroleum products to provide relief to consumers,” a senior official of petroleum ministry said. more... (ET)

Despite challenges, industrial growth stays positive at 1.17pc

Despite energy crisis and other related challenges, the country's large scale manufacturing (LSM) witnessed growth of 1.17 percent during the financial year 2011-12 as compared to the growth of last fiscal year. more... (BR)


FX reserves seen in pressure for 3 years

The country's foreign exchange reserves will continue to face mounting pressure in next two to three years due to re-payments of installments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Pakistan is likely to knock the door of International Monetary Fund for another loan in current financial year 2012-13 in order to retire IMF's Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) facility. more... (FD)

Engro Foods plans to invest up to Rs 8bn in 2012

Serving over 5 million consumers nationwide every day, Engro Foods has excelled in the local dairy industry with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 65 percent in past 7 years and has chalked out plan infrastructure investment in 2012 to the tune of Rs 8 billion. more... (DT)

Lucky Cement records 70.82% increase in net profit

Lucky Cement Limited on Wednesday declared best ever Rs 6.78 billion profit after tax for year ending June 30, 2012, 70.82 percent higher than last year’s net profit of Rs 3.97 billion and cash dividend of Rs 6.0 per share, 60 percent of par value of Rs 10 per share for year ended on June 30, 2012. more... (DT)

THE RUPEE: bulls dominate

Bulls dominated on the currency market on Wednesday as the rupee recovered sharply against the dollar amid easy supply of the US currency, dealers said. The rupee gained 19 paisa against the dollar for buying at 94.36 and it picked up 20 paisa for selling at 94.40, dealers said. more... (BR)

 

NAVs and Returns
as of Aug15, 2012
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.2580/-
10.2580/-
YTD Return
16.81%
POAIIF
52.5742/-
52.0485/-
YTD Return
10.00%
POAAAF
53.41/-
52.07/-
YTD Return
3.99%
POIAAF
56.05/-
54.65-
YTD Return
3.96%
POAF
11.59/-
YTD Return
12.23%

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
(August 12, 2012)
$15.54bn
Trade Deficit
(July 12)
$(1.60)bn
Curr. A/C
(July 11-June 12)
$(4.52bn)
Remittances
(July 12)
$1.20bn
Foreign Investment (July11-June 12) $741.5mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(July-12)
9.60%
CPI Gen. - FY12
(July 11- June 12)
11.0%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 94.24
Gold Futures(USD/oz) 1,603.10
Cement (Rs./Bag) 448.50
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 87.15
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,741.25
DAP (Rs./bag) 2,660.35
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 5,800.00
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(BR) Business Recorder, (D) Dawn, (N) The News, (DT) Daily Times, (FD) The Financial Daily, (KSE) Karachi Stock Exchange

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