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Date: 24-Aug-2012
KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 15,000.08
Current Index 15,080.55
Change % 0.54%
YTD (CY12) 32.90%
YTD (FY13) 9.27%
Volume (mn) 141.72
Capitilization(USD bn) 39.09
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 0.72
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 73.83

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 26,452.02
Current Index 26,628.13
Change % 0.67%
YTD (CY12) 32.23%
YTD (FY13) 11.99%
Volume (mn) 36.49
Capitilization (USDbn) 5.53

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 17,850.22 0.02
HANGSENG 19,904.08 -1.13
NIKKEI 225 9,069.27 -1.19
FTSE 5,776.60 0.04
DJIA 13,057.46 -0.88
SSEC 2,097.81 -0.72
NASDAQ 3,053.40 -0.66

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,003.79 0.51
KSE(Kuwait) 5,780.19 0.26
BSE 1,075.33 -0.75
MSM 5,539.84 0.54
ADX 2,595.34 0.23
DFM 1,587.42 0.72
QSE 8,503.64 0.10

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.49
6 Months 10.54
12 Months 10.88

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 10.41
6 Months 10.43
12 Months 10.46

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.11
5-Y PIB 11.61
10-Y PIB 12.00
20-Y PIB 12.44
30-Y PIB 12.60
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Activity surges to 14-week high

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index gained 0.54 per cent or 80.47 points to end at the 15,080.55 points level. The stock market resumed after five days following public holidays for Jummatul Wida on Friday and Monday to Wednesday for Eid. more... (ET)

News Clippings

C/A deficit swells to $297mn in July

Pakistan's current account deficit has increased by 262 per cent to provisional $297 million during July 2012 - first month of the current fiscal year 2012-13 from $82 million during same period last year, the State Bank of Pakistan reported. more... (FD)

5 big banks profit grows up 17pc YoY

Profitability of Pakistan's banking sector has remained strong during the first half of calendar year 2012 as profits of 5 big commercial banks NBP, MCB, HBL, UBL and ABL announced their results; depicted 17.2 per cent YoY growth in profitability as on cumulative basis. more... (FD)

Public debt reaches 60% of total GDP

Total public debt of the country has touched its peak of 60 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) under Fiscal Responsibility and Debt Limitation (FR&DL) Act, by June 30, 2012, official sources informed here on Thursday. more... (DT)

Govt to repay IMF $397.2m today

The government of Pakistan is set to make repayment of $397.2 million today (Friday) as fourth instalment of the Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), an official at State Bank of Pakistan confirmed on Thursday. more... (DT)

Under consideration: Power tariff may rise 27 paisa per unit

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on behalf of the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has filed two petitions to increase the electricity tariff by 27 paisa per unit. more... (ET)

 

Corporate results: Bank Alfalah profits jump 22%

Bank Alfalah profits grew 22% during January to June 2012 as it managed to keep its key revenue source, net interest income, from declining at a time when some of its larger counterparts failed to. more... (ET)

 

NAVs and Returns
as of Aug23, 2012
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.2808/-
10.2808/-
YTD Return
15.88%
POAIIF
52.6711/-
52.1444/-
YTD Return
9.82%
POAAAF
53.62/-
52.28/-
YTD Return
4.41%
POIAAF
56.39/-
54.98/-
YTD Return
4.58%
POAF
11.61/-
YTD Return
11.69%

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 (July12) $297mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(July-12)
9.60%
CPI Gen. - FY12
(July 11- June 12)
11.0%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 95.70
Gold Futures(USD/oz) 1,670.60
Cement (Rs./Bag) 448.50
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 88.30
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,711.25
DAP (Rs./bag) 2,660.35
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 5,850.00
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