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Date: 23-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 17,939.72 0.52
HANGSENG 20.068.72 0.91
NIKKEI 225 9,176.05 0.49
FTSE 5,774.20 -1.42
DJIA 13,172.76 -0.23
SSEC 2,103.97 -0.18
NASDAQ 3,073.67 0.21

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,003.79 0.51
KSE(Kuwait) 5,765.44 0.79
BSE 1,080.43 0.23
MSM 5,510.10 0.02
ADX 2,589.50 0.53
DFM 1,576.15 0.29
QSE 8,495.34 0.10

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.51
6 Months 10.54
12 Months 10.90

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 10.41
6 Months 10.42
12 Months 10.48

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.09
5-Y PIB 11.59
10-Y PIB 11.90
20-Y PIB 12.46
30-Y PIB 12.62
Capital Market Overview

Weekly review: Market rallies past 15,000 points following discount rate cut

The KSE-100 index climbed 239 points (1.6%) during the week, which was shortened to three trading days because of holidays due to Independence Day and the last Friday of Ramazan. However, investor confidence was high as a flurry of positive news emerged during the week, which resulted in increased activity. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Pakistani firms secure bids to reconstruct Libya

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (Unisame) has received demand from big construction companies who have secured bids for reconstruction work in Libya and they need small and medium enterprises (SME) subcontractors to carry out the supplementing jobs in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering on contract basis all over the country. more... (ET)

Change of plans: Government to produce diesel, not electricity from Thar coal

The government has decided to produce diesel instead of generating 100MW electricity from gas extracted from Thar coal, according to an official. more... (ET)

Pakistan, India allow two banks each to operate across border

India and Pakistan have agreed to allow two banks each from both the countries to set up branches across the border, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, Yaseen Anwar said. more... (ET)

Misuse of bonded warehouses detected

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has detected misuse of bonded warehouses by some unscrupulous importers/warehouse licensees.Sources said on Wednesday that the Directorate of Training and Research Customs FBR on bonded warehouses detected various kinds of misuse of the facility. more... (BR)

Reviving the Alto: Pak Suzuki drops opposition on liberalising trade with India

Environmental regulations are forcing Pak Suzuki to reconsider its opposition to trade liberalisation with India, and may split the hitherto unanimity among the Japanese carmakers operating in Pakistan against freer trade across the Wagah. more... (ET)

 

POL, CNG prices increased

The Federal government on Wednesday decided to increase the prices of petroleum products in the country. The new prices will be implemented after midnight of Wednesday. The government has decided to increase petroleum prices from August 23. more... (BR)

 

NAVs and Returns
as of Aug17, 2012
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.2693/-
10.2693/-
YTD Return
17.20%
POAIIF
52.5989/-
52.0729/-
YTD Return
9.98%
POAAAF
N/A
N/A
YTD Return
N/A
POIAAF
N/A
N/A
YTD Return
N/A
POAF
11.58/-
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) 97.99
Gold Futures(USD/oz) 1,654.65
Cement (Rs./Bag) 448.50
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 88.30
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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