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Date: 17-Aug-2012
KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 14,970.93
Current Index 15,000.08
Change % 0.19%
YTD (CY12) 32.19%
YTD (FY13) 8.69%
Volume (mn) 54.90
Capitilization(USD bn) 39.05
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 0.37
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 73.10

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 26,383.85
Current Index 26,452.02
Change % 0.26%
YTD (CY12) 31.36%
YTD (FY13) 11.25%
Volume (mn) 10.53
Capitilization (USDbn) 5.65

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 17,701.20 0.25
HANGSENG 20.064.86 0.51
NIKKEI 225 9,157.42 0.71
FTSE 5,834.51 0.03
DJIA 13,250.11 0.65
SSEC 2,109.42 -0.13
NASDAQ 3,062.39 1.04

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,003.79 0.51
KSE(Kuwait) 5,720.36 0.12
BSE 1,080.92 0.09
MSM 5,510.10 0.02
ADX 2,575.87 0.74
DFM 1,580.77 0.11
QSE 8,486.96 0.78

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.52
6 Months 10.55
12 Months 10.90

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 10.42
6 Months 10.43
12 Months 10.48

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.10
5-Y PIB 11.57
10-Y PIB 11.87
20-Y PIB 12.43
30-Y PIB 12.61
Capital Market Overview

Long time coming: Bourse manages to close at 15,000-point level

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index gained 0.19 per cent or 29.15 points to end at 15,000.08 point level. The bourse is now close to the all-time high of 15,740.34 points hit on April 21, 2008. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Pakistan left unchanged in MSCI review

MSCI, a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, has announced the results of its August 2012 review, with no changes to Pakistani constituents in the MSCI Frontier Markets Index. more... (ET)

Corporate results: Engro Corporation incurs loss of Rs135m

The country’s largest conglomerate Engro Corporation reported a loss of Rs135 million in January to June 2012 following its largest subsidiary finding it hard to operate due to gas shortage. more... (ET)

Mutual funds stay stagnant

During July 2012, the mutual funds industry showed sluggish movement and declined 1% month-on-month (MoM) to touch Rs375bn, as compared to Rs379bn, according to an InvestCap research note. Open-ended funds’ size gew 1%MoM to reach Rs351bn while closed-ended funds declined by 3% MoM to close at Rs23bn. more... (ET)

Despite funding constraints, ECNEC approves 45 more projects

The government has on Thursday approved another 45 development projects worth Rs681.8 billion in total; putting further strain on already scarce resources. The new approvals are expected to not only delay completion of the entire development portfolio of over 1,100 schemes, but also result in cost overruns. . more... (ET)

NBP earns Rs8.20bn profits

The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) posted profit-after-tax of Rs8.20 billion for the half-year ended June 30, which was one percent higher than Rs8.09 billion earned in the same period last year, a bank statement said on Thursday. more... (TN)

 

THE RUPEE: dollar moves both ways

The rupee-dollar parity moved both ways on the currency market on Thursday in process of slow trading, dealers said. The rupee drifted lower against dollar, losing nine paisa for buying at 94.45 and 10 paisa for selling at 94.50, dealers said. more... (BR)

 

NAVs and Returns
as of Aug16, 2012
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.2668/-
10.2668/-
YTD Return
17.20%
POAIIF
52.5870/-
52.0611/-
YTD Return
9.98%
POAAAF
53.27/-
51.94/-
YTD Return
3.73%
POIAAF
56.01/-
54.61-
YTD Return
3.88%
POAF
11.60/-
YTD Return
12.59%

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) 95.19
Gold Futures(USD/oz) 1,617.40
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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