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Date:25-Oct-2012
KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 15,853.84
Current Index 15,865.53
Change % 0.07%
YTD (CY12) 39.81%
YTD (FY13) 14.96%
Volume (mn) 115.39
Capitilization (USDbn) 9.85
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 6.99
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 127.69

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 27,775.30
Current Index 27,739.68
Change % -0.13%
YTD (CY12) 37.75%
YTD (FY13) 16.67%
Volume (mn) 35.55
Capitilization (USDbn) 5.42

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 18,728.06 0.03
HANGSENG 21,760.24 -0.02
NIKKEI 225 8,980.80 0.30
FTSE 5,804.78 0.12
DJIA 13,077.34 -0.19
SSEC 2,112.37 -0.17
NASDAQ 2,981.70 0.29

 
Close
%age
TASI 6,791.04 0.91
KSE(Kuwait) 5,770.34 0.45
BSE 1,060.09 -0.22
MSM 5,654.01 -0.12
ADX 2,657.72 0.16
DFM 1,641.34 -0.54
QSE 8,516.31 0.05

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 9.75
6 Months 9.78
12 Months 10.10

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.35
6 Months 9.42
12 Months 9.49

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 10.12
5-Y PIB 10.76
10-Y PIB 11.31
20-Y PIB 11.94
30-Y PIB 12.09
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Market treks over results announcement triggers

Though trading activity has started to pick up, the local bourse made its way up slowly as investors expect volatility in the market due to results triggers which have been dominating sentiments.The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 0.07% or 11.69 points to end at 15,865.53 point level. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Fuel prices: SC questions weekly review

The civil bureaucracy failed to justify to the Supreme Court the weekly review of petroleum product prices, leading the court to strongly question the government’s energy policy.While hearing the petrol prices case on Wednesday, an apex court bench announced it would pass an order, most probably today (Thursday), regarding a new arrangement of petroleum prices. more... (ET)

Corporate results: DG Khan Cement profits shoot up from millions to billions

In a twist of fate, DG Khan Cement was able to switch its profitability from millions to billions – bouncing back into familiar territory for the cement producer and solidifying its position in the sector. more... (ET)

NBP’s consolidated earnings grow 10% over the year

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has posted its financial results for the first nine months of the current calendar year (9MCY12).On a consolidated basis, NBP’s earnings for the period have grown 10% year-on-year (YoY) to Rs12.72 billion, from Rs11.52 billion in 9MCY11. According to Raza Jafri, head of research at AKD Securities, the profit announcement has missed expectations due to lower-than-projected net interest income (NII) because of higher interest expenses incurred by the bank. more... (ET)

World Bank concerned over gas loss, defective meters

The World Bank has estimated that unaccounted for gas (UFG) will exceed 10 per cent during the current fiscal year and has expressed serious concern over widespread tampering with the domestic gas meter which can be easily done, only with a screwdriver. more... (D)

Over 2,800 firms benefit from SECP schemes

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has received very healthy response to its amnesty schemes - Companies Regularisation Scheme (CRS) and Company Easy Exit Scheme (CEES).
more... (DT)

Energy woes: US says committed to helping Pakistan

The US on Wednesday said that it was committed to helping Pakistan overcome its acute energy crisis. Richard E. Hoagland, Charge d' affaires, made these remarks in a letter on US-Pakistan energy co-operation while introducing a new electronic outreach service that will provide media with the latest developments in US-Pakistan co-operation. more... (BR)

 

NAVs and Returns
as of Oct 24, 2012
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.1640/-
10.1640/-
YTD Return
13.92%
POAIIF
52.4736/-
51.9489/-
YTD Return
8.96%
POAAAF
54.72/-
53.35/-
YTD Return
6.55%
POIAAF
56.57/-
55.16/-
YTD Return
4.93%
POAF
11.78/-
YTD Return
10.29%

 

Funds Rating
AMC
AM3
POAIIF
AA-(f)
POAF
A+ (f)
POAAAF
3 Star
POIAAF
5 Star

  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
Reserves
(October 19, 2012)
$14.32bn
Trade Deficit
(July-September 12)
$(3.63)bn
Curr. A/C
(July-September 12)
$4.32bn
Remittances
(Jul-September 12)
$3.59bn
Foreign Investment (July-September 12) $183.5mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(September-12)
8.79%
CPI Gen. - FY13
(July 12- September 12)
9.05%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 85.88
Gold Futures(USD/oz) 1,707.20
Cement (Rs./Bag) 449.50
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 78.05
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,685.00
DAP (Rs./bag) 2,642.29
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 5,650.00

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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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