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Date:05-Apr-2013
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 18,575.88
Current Index 18,613.44
Change % 0.20%
YTD (CY13) 10.10%
YTD (FY13) 34.87%
Volume (mn) 137.88
Capitilization (USDbn) 11.22
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 1.39
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 234.40

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 32,919.03
Current Index 32,941.28
Change % 0.07%
YTD (CY13) 13.10%
YTD (FY13) 38.55%
Volume (mn) 47.37
Capitilization (USDbn) 6.67

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 18,509.70 -1.55
HANGSENG 22,337.49 -0.14
NIKKEI 225 12,634.54 2.20
FTSE 6,344.10 -1.19
DJIA 14,606.11 0.38
SSEC 2,225.29 -0.11
NASDAQ 3,224.98 0.20

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,178.10 0.08
KSE(Kuwait) 6,817.38 0.04
BSE 1,088.01 -0.20
MSM 6,111.31 0.89
ADX 3,058.81 1.21
DFM 1,880.42 1.42
QSE 8,576.86 0.10

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 9.51
6 Months 9.57
12 Months 9.88

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.37
6 Months 9.41
12 Months 9.49

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 10.71
5-Y PIB 11.25
10-Y PIB 11.95
20-Y PIB 12.50
30-Y PIB 12.60
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Rally continues on slightly subdued note

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index gained 0.20% or 37.56 points to end at the 18,613.44 points level. Trade volumes rose to 246 million shares compared with Wednesday’s tally of 203 million shares. The value of shares traded during the day was Rs8.38 billion. more... (ET)

News Clippings

SECP issues show-cause notices to 7 companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has issued seven show-cause notices and three warning letters to various insurance/takaful companies for failing to comply with corporate laws, insurance laws and accounting standards and regulations. The commission has also passed two orders under Section 130(2) of Insurance Ordinance, 2000. more... (DT)

Pakistan’s forex reserves fall to $12.202 billion

Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves dropped to $12.202 billion in the week ending March 29 from $12.370 billion in the previous week, the central bank said.Remittances from Pakistanis abroad rose 7.47 percent to $9.23 billion in the first eight months of the 2012/13 fiscal year, from $8.59 billion in the same period last year. more... (D)

Domestic debt, liabilities reach Rs8.7 trillion

The stock of government’s domestic debt and liabilities continued to witness a rising trend and reached a new high of Rs8.7 trillion as on February 2013 due to a widening budget deficit and fall in tax receipts, according to the latest statistics issued by the State Bank of Pakistan. more... (N)

SBP likely to maintain status quo on policy rate

Despite the continuous declining trend in headline inflation, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is expected to keep its policy rate unchanged at 9.5 percent in its upcoming Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) this month due to external account weakness, analysts said on Thursday. more... (DT)

FMCG stocks skyrocket after Unilever delisting confirmed

The consumer goods sector, it seems, can do no wrong. In anticipation of the $500 million being paid out to Unilever Pakistan’s minority shareholders being reinvested into the sector, virtually every single consumer goods company listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) was either at or near its upper lock on Thursday. But is the investor enthusiasm premature? more... (ET)

Fertiliser producers to challenge CCP decision

Fertiliser manufacturers penalised for price escalation have decided to challenge the decision of the Competition Commission of Pakistan, a spokesman of the Fertiliser Manufacturers of Pakistan Advisory Council said on Thursday. more... (N)

NAVs and Returns
as of April 04, 2013
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.2418/-
10.2418/-
YTD Return
9.42%
POAIIF
52.9617/-
52.4321/-
YTD Return
7.54%
POAAAF
64.80/-
63.18/-
YTD Return
26.18%
POIAAF
62.48/-
60.92/-
YTD Return
15.88%
POAF
11.12/-
YTD Return
8.22%

 

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
(March-13)
6.57%
CPI Gen. - FY13
(July 12- March 13)
8.00%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 93.34
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,552.12
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) 6,900.00

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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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