KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 15,674.30
Current Index 15,654.62
Change % -0.13%
YTD (CY12) 37.95%
YTD (FY13) 13.43%
Volume (mn) 91.00
Capitilization (USDbn) 9.69
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 0.26
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 116.78


KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 27,570.06
Current Index 27,524.53
Change % -0.17%
YTD (CY12) 36.68%
YTD (FY13) 15.76%
Volume (mn) 33.83
Capitilization (USDbn) 7.60

International Indicators
BSE-30 18,626.25 0.27
HANGSENG 21,546.05 1.88
NIKKEI 225 8,955.67 1.83
FTSE 5,910.91 0.69
DJIA 13,557.00 0.04
SSEC 2,127.21 1.29
NASDAQ 3,104.12 0.10

TASI 6,811.19 0.92
KSE(Kuwait) 5,936.36 -0.15
BSE 1,068.58 0.16
MSM 5,710.95 0.25
ADX 2,655.92 0.33
DFM 1,643.52 -0.15
QSE 8,536.13 -0.26

3 Months 9.78
6 Months 9.85
12 Months 10.16

3 Months 9.63
6 Months 9.63
12 Months 9.66

3-Y PIB 10.39
5-Y PIB 10.97
10-Y PIB 11.41
20-Y PIB 12.04
30-Y PIB 12.14
Capital Market Overview

Market Watch: Stocks close dullish as results fail to impress

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index shed 0.13% or 19.68 points to end at the 15,654.62 points level. Trade volumes improved to 91 million shares compared with Tuesday’s tally of 83 million shares. The value of shares traded during the day was Rs2.70 billion. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Oil price impact: KESC tariff cut by 44 paisa per unit

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has approved a reduction of 44 paisa per unit in the tariff of Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) on account of fuel price adjustment for July and August 2012. more... (ET)

Corporate Results: MCB Bank profits a modest 7% higher than last year

MCB Bank has recorded 7% growth in profits of Rs16.67 billion for the first nine months of calendar year 2012 (9MCY12), against Rs15.51 billion in the same period of the preceding year. The profit translates into earnings per share of Rs18.13. The bank also declared a cash dividend of Rs3 per share, taking cumulative payouts during 9MCY12 to Rs10 per share. more... (ET)

Weekly revision of CNG prices questioned

Industry sources said that CNG prices cannot be changed without adopting the procedure laid down in the ordinance which binds Ogra from fixing prices after a public hearing with the participation of stakeholders to meet revenue requirements sought by gas utilities. more... (ET)

PTCL posts Rs 9.354 billion after tax loss in first quarter fiscal year 2013

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has posted Rs 9.354 billion as after tax loss in the quarter ended September 30, 2012 as compared to after tax profit of Rs 1.402 billion posted in the same quarter in 2011. The Board of Directors of the company in its meeting held on Wednesday, declared that the company posted Rs 1.83 as per share loss in the first quarter of FY13 against earning per share of Re0.28 in the same quarter last year. more... (BR)

Country to face serious gas shortage next year: official

The country is expected to face serious gas shortage in the coming winter which, according to a Petroleum Ministry official, would reach 1.5 billion cubic feet (BCFD) per day by January next year. A senior official of the Petroleum Ministry told Business Recorder here on Wednesday that the people should be ready to face unprecedented gas load-shedding in the coming winter. more... (BR)

Trade with India: Given ‘right price’, Pakistan ready to import Indian oil

In what could be an important Confidence Building Measure (CBM) between the two countries, Pakistan is not averse to importing petroleum products such as diesel and petrol from India if it gets “the right price was offered”, Petroleum Minister Asim Hussain said on Tuesday while on a visit to the Indian capital. more... (ET)


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  Sep-12 Aug-12
MoM (%)
AUM's (PKR bn) 341.80 419.22 -18.47
No of AMCs 25 25 -
No of Funds 175 175 -

Economic Highlights
GDP Growth FY12 3.70%
Per Capita Income $1,372
(October 05, 2012)
Trade Deficit
(July-September 12)
Curr. A/C
(July-August 12)
(Jul-September 12)
Foreign Investment (July-September 12) $183.5mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
CPI Gen. - FY13
(July 12- September 12)

WTI (USD/bbl) 92.08
Gold Futures(USD/oz) 1,752.30
Cement (Rs./Bag) 446.13
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 83.40
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,687.50
DAP (Rs./bag) 2,642.29
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 5,500.00

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