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Date:29-Mar-2013
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 17,926.14
Current Index 17,947.76
Change % 0.12%
YTD (CY13) 6.17%
YTD (FY13) 30.04%
Volume (mn) 53.31
Capitilization (USDbn) 10.83
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 0.94
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 227.44

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 31,210.54
Current Index 31,210.54
Change % 0.28%
YTD (CY13) 7.81%
YTD (FY13) 32.07%
Volume (mn) 24.06
Capitilization (USDbn) 6.35

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 18,835.77 0.70
HANGSENG 22,299.63 -0.74
NIKKEI 225 12,335.96 -1.26
FTSE 6,411.70 0.38
DJIA 14,578.54 0.36
SSEC 2,236.30 -2.82
NASDAQ 3,267.52 0.34

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,177.62 0.01
KSE(Kuwait) 6,720.36 -0.83
BSE 1,086.08 0.02
MSM 6,051.37 -0.36
ADX 3,017.72 0.41
DFM 1,844.89 0.45
QSE 8,586.26 -0.24

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 9.50
6 Months 9.56
12 Months 9.89

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.39
6 Months 9.42
12 Months 9.51

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 10.86
5-Y PIB 11.36
10-Y PIB 11.90
20-Y PIB 12.50
30-Y PIB 12.60
Capital Market Overview

Market Watch: KSE closes 22 pts higher on hopes for lower CPI inflation

The Karachi stock market closed higher on Thursday on speculations of lower consumer price index (CPI) inflation for March 2013 and institutional support ahead of quarter-end close. The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100-share index gained 21.62 points or 0.12 percent to close at 17,947.76 points as compared to 17,926.14 points of the previous session. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Bilateral trade up by 70% in 5-year, Pakistan’s exports grow over 100%

Bilateral relations between Pakistan and China are rapidly growing to new heights, said Deputy Chief of Mission of the Chinese Embassy Yao Wen on Thursday. more... (DT)


Banking spreads hit record 8-year low level in February

Banking spreads, based on outstanding lending and deposit rates hit 6.18 percent in February 2013, which is the lowest-ever level in last eight years. It witnessed a massive decline of 112 basis points as compared to February 2012 level of 7.30 percent, according to the data recently released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). more... (DT)


VPS, other retirement schemes: FBR partially accepts SECP tax proposals

The Federal Board of Revenue has partially accepted tax proposals of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to promote Voluntary Pension System (VPS) and other retirement schemes in the country. more... (BR)


Government set to clear Rs 11 billion of KESC dues to PSO

The government has decided to clear outstanding dues amounting to Rs 11 billion of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) against Karachi Electricity Supply Company (KESC) on account of furnace oil supply from 2009-13. This was decided here at a meeting on Thursday, which was attended by senior officials of the Finance Ministry, Ministry of Water and Power and Ministry of Petroleum. more... (BR)

SBA instalment: IMF paid $143.75 million

Pakistan on Thursday successfully paid 11th installment worth $143.75 million of Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Despite the fact that the country is facing a serious challenge of depleting foreign exchange reserve, the IMF payment has been made on time. Like previous practice, the 11th repayment has also been made from the reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), sources said. more... (BR)

Forex reserves dip by $66.1 million

The country's foreign exchange reserves continued to decline following rising debt payment, as these fell by $66.1 million during the week ended on March 22, 2013. According to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) the country's total reserves decreased to $12.37 billion as on March 22, 2013 from $12.43 billion as on March 15, 2012. more... (BR)

NAVs and Returns
as of March 28, 2013
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.2282/-
10.2282/-
YTD Return
9.49%
POAIIF
52.8895/-
52.3606/-
YTD Return
7.54%
POAAAF
62.02/-
60.47/-
YTD Return
20.77%
POIAAF
59.72/-
58.23/-
YTD Return
10.77%
POAF
11.11/-
YTD Return
8.32%

 

Funds Rating
AMC
AM3
POAIIF
AA-(f)
POAF
A+ (f)
POAAAF
2 Star
POIAAF
4 Star
POGSF
AA(f)

  Feb-13 Jan-13
MoM (%)
AUM's (PKR bn) 344.82 342.95 0.55
No of AMCs 25 25 -
No of Funds 177 176 0.57

Economic Highlights
 
GDP Growth FY12 3.70%
Per Capita Income $1,250
Reserves
(March 08, 2013)
$12.56bn
Trade Deficit
(July 12-February 13)
$(10.17)bn
Curr. A/C
(July 12-February 13)
$(700)mn
Remittances
(July 12-February 13)
$9.23bn
Foreign Investment (July-February 13) $672.00mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(February-13)
7.38%
CPI Gen. - FY13
(July 12- February 13)
8.20%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 97.23
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1597.05
Cement (Rs./Bag) 457.00
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 87.90
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,740.42
DAP (Rs./bag) 2,363.98
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 6,800.00

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(BR) Business Recorder, (D) Dawn, (ET) Tribune, (N) The News, (DT) Daily Times, (FD) The Financial Daily, (KSE) Karachi Stock Exchange

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