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Date:18-Apr-2013
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 18,361.87
Current Index 18,394.12
Change % 0.18
YTD (CY13) 8.81%
YTD (FY13) 33.28%
Volume (mn) 117.08
Capitilization (USDbn) 11.28
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 2.01
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 245.18

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 32,268.48
Current Index 32,205.87
Change % -0.19
YTD (CY13) 10.58%
YTD (FY13) 35.45%
Volume (mn) 44.81
Capitilization (USDbn) 6.50

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 18,731.16 -0.07
HANGSENG 21,569.67 -0.47
NIKKEI 225 13,382.89 1.22
FTSE 6,244.21 -0.96
DJIA 14,618.59 -0.94
SSEC 2,193.80 -0.05
NASDAQ 3,204.67 -1.84

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,060.04 -0.52
KSE(Kuwait) 7,086.08 0.60
BSE 1,092.22 0.00
MSM 6,233.07 -0.11
ADX 3,090.51 -0.12
DFM 1,970.19 0.12
QSE 8,409.33 0.49

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 9.54
6 Months 9.59
12 Months 9.91

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.39
6 Months 9.45
12 Months 9.50

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 10.76
5-Y PIB 11.35
10-Y PIB 12.00
20-Y PIB 12.52
30-Y PIB 12.62
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Index closes in the black in mixed session

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index gained 0.18% or 32.25 points to end at the 18,394.12 points level. Trade volumes registered slightly lower at 174 million shares, compared with Tuesday’s tally of 184 million shares. The value of shares traded during the day was Rs6.95 billion. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Nine months of FY 2012-13

Pakistan’s balance of payments has declined by $2.01 billion or 66.16 percent to $1.028 billion in the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2012-13 as compared to $3.038 billion in the same period of last fiscal year, data released by State Bank of Pakistan said on Wednesday. more... (DT)

DG Khan Cement doubles profits in first nine months of fiscal 2013

Fiscal year 2012-13 has been good for the cement sector, where most analysts expect them to beat industry estimates as apart from higher cement prices driving profits, other macroeconomic factors were also favourable for them.In the first nine months of fiscal 2013, DG Khan Cement, a unit of Nishat Group, doubled its unconsolidated earnings to Rs4.24 billion compared to Rs2.072 billion in the corresponding nine-month period of fiscal 2012, according to a notice sent to the Karachi Stock Exchange. more...(ET)

SECP reviews regulations

With the federal government’s approval, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has reviewed the existing Balloters, Transfer Agents and Underwriters Rules, 2001, an official statement said. more... (N)

Islamic microfinance market size touches $1 billion

Islamic microfinance is rapidly gaining acceptance in Muslim and non-Muslim countries due to its remarkable performance in poverty eradication.Zubair Mughal the Chief Executive Officer of AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics (CIBE) at the International Islamic Finance conference said because of these performance, this industry was making quick progress. more... (DT)

Current account deficit shrinks by 66 percent

The current account balance has posted a deficit of $1.028 billion in July-March of FY13 against $3.038 billion in the corresponding period of FY12, depicting a decrease of 66 percent or $2.01 billion, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Wednesday. more...(BR)

Revenue body rejects HBL claims for tax benefits

For a bank that has had a sizeable investment in a foreign land ‘wiped out’, Habib Bank Limited (HBL) has been remarkably quiet. Interestingly enough, the investment in a Nigerian bank and the subsequent ‘loss’ remained below the public radar; the matter came to light only after the bank attempted to claim tax benefits on these losses. more...(N)

NAVs and Returns
as of April 17, 2013
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.2716/-
10.2716/-
YTD Return
9.37%
POAIIF
53.0680/-
52.5373/-
YTD Return
7.46%
POAAAF
63.19/-
61.61/-
YTD Return
23.05%
POIAAF
61.18/-
59.65/-
YTD Return
13.47%
POAF
11.16/-
YTD Return
8.28%

 

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

  Mar-13 Feb-13
MoM (%)
AUM's (PKR bn) 346.19 344.82 0.40
No of AMCs 24 25 -4.00
No of Funds 175 177 -1.13

Economic Highlights
 
GDP Growth FY12 3.70%
Per Capita Income $1,250
Reserves
(April 5, 2013)
$11.75bn
Trade Deficit
(July 12-February 13)
$(10.17)bn
Curr. A/C
(July 12-February 13)
$(700)mn
Remittances
(July 12-March 13)
$10.35bn
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) 86.78
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,364.50
Cement (Rs./Bag) 457.88
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 81.37
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,716.82
DAP (Rs./bag) 2,363.98
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 6,800.00

 

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