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Date: 27-Aug-2012
KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 15,080.55
Current Index 15,039.18
Change % -0.27%
YTD (CY12) 32.53%
YTD (FY13) 8.97%
Volume (mn) 157.90
Capitilization(USD bn) 39.02
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) -1.11
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 72.72

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 26,628.13
Current Index 26,458.11
Change % -0.64%
YTD (CY12) 31.39%
YTD (FY13) 11.28%
Volume (mn) 37.41
Capitilization (USDbn) 5.55

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 17,792.91 0.05
HANGSENG 19,854.36 -0.13
NIKKEI 225 9,109.32 0.43
FTSE 5,776.60 0.00
DJIA 13,157.97 0.77
SSEC 2,064.50 -1.32
NASDAQ 3,069.79 0.83

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,104.19 0.51
KSE(Kuwait) 5,766.90 -0.23
BSE 1,077.70 0.22
MSM 5,537.30 -0.05
ADX 2,601.13 0.22
DFM 1,573.30 -0.89
QSE 8,509.70 0.07

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.48
6 Months 10.54
12 Months 10.89

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 10.41
6 Months 10.43
12 Months 10.47

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.07
5-Y PIB 11.61
10-Y PIB 11.99
20-Y PIB 12.43
30-Y PIB 12.60
Capital Market Overview

Weekly review: KSE-100 stays steadfast above 15,000-point barrier

The KSE-100 index managed to make small gains of 39 points (0.26%) during the week, as investors participated actively after the religious holidays. Most of the activity was sector-specific and the fertiliser and cement sectors remained in the limelight during both sessions. more... (ET)

News Clippings

National Savings Schemes profit rates slashed

The decision was taken after the reduction in the interest rates in the monetary policy statement released earlier by the State Bank of Pakistan. According to the Central Directorate of National Saving Schemes‚ the new profit rate on Special Saving Certificates – a three-year maturity scheme on which profit is paid semi-annually – will be 10.8%. more... (ET)

Meeting of minds: Pakistan, US close to signing investment treaty

After negotiating for over eight years, Pakistan and the United States will seal Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) on the sidelines of upcoming United Nations General Assembly session, said Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Saleem Mandviwalla here on Friday. more... (ET)

Pak-India joint economic zones to play vital role

Joint Economic Zones (JEZs) at the Pak-India borders will promote trade and flow of economic activity between the two states.The zones would also be a gurantee of peace in the region and emerge as a binding factor between the two nations, said Pak-India Business Council (PIBC) chairman Noor Muhammad Kasuri talking to APP. more... (BR)

THE RUPEE: dollar gains

The rupee drifted lower against dollar as the currency market observed shortened week on account of Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. In the interbank dealings, the rupee lost 12 paisa versus dollar for buying and selling at 94.80 and 94.84. In the open market, the rupee followed same pattern, losing 20 paisa in relation to the dollar for buying and selling at 94.80 and 95.00. more... (BR)

Increase in oil prices: Traders anticipate 5-10pc boost in manufacturing cost

Business community have expressed feared that recent decision of the government of increasing oil prices will have 5 to 10 per cent impact on cost of manufacturing.The increase in oil prices will bring a wave of prices increase in all locally produced goods besides increase in prices of agriculture produced. more... (BR)

Traders be consulted on IMF loan: APAT

The government should take business community and all relevant stakeholders on board before seeking another fresh loan from IMF so that optimum solutions could be found out for reviving the economy. more... (TN)

 

NAVs and Returns
as of Aug24, 2012
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.2832/-
10.2832/-
YTD Return
15.75%
POAIIF
52.6832/-
52.1564/-
YTD Return
9.80%
POAAAF
53.43/-
52.09/-
YTD Return
4.03%
POIAAF
56.13/-
54.73/-
YTD Return
4.11%
POAF
11.61/-
YTD Return
11.78%

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) 97.44
Gold Futures(USD/oz) 1,677.30
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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(BR) Business Recorder, (D) Dawn, (N) The News, (DT) Daily Times, (FD) The Financial Daily, (KSE) Karachi Stock Exchange

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