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Date:26-Apr-2013
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 18,779.66
Current Index 18,885.60
Change % 0.56
YTD (CY13) 11.71%
YTD (FY13) 36.84%
Volume (mn) 130.22
Capitilization (USDbn) 11.57
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 0.57
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 249.34

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 32,715.69
Current Index 32,893.77
Change % 0.54
YTD (CY13) 12.94%
YTD (FY13) 38.35%
Volume (mn) 33.39
Capitilization (USDbn) 6.64

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 19,406.85 1.19
HANGSENG 22,401.24 0.98
NIKKEI 225 13,926.08 0.60
FTSE 6,442.60 0.17
DJIA 14,700.80 0.17
SSEC 2,199.31 -0.86
NASDAQ 3,289.99 0.62

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,127.68 0.05
KSE(Kuwait) 7,287.67 0.83
BSE 1,097.43 1.05
MSM 6,202.53 0.37
ADX 3,287.87 1.04
DFM 2,075.56 1.10
QSE 8,593.26 -0.73

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 9.58
6 Months 9.62
12 Months 9.95

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.46
6 Months 9.48
12 Months 9.55

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 10.60
5-Y PIB 11.09
10-Y PIB 11.90
20-Y PIB 12.51
30-Y PIB 12.61
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Bourse resumes assault on record highs

The index, comprising top 100 companies according to market capitalisation, gained 0.56% or 105.94 points to end at 18,885.6 point level. Trade volumes shrunk to 214 million shares compared with Wednesday’s tally of 220 million shares. more... (ET)

News Clippings

'Struggling' economy: Fund urges government to act now

The International Monetary Fund urged Pakistan's government to put more effort into stabilising the country's struggling economy, after meetings between officials from both sides in Washington last week. IMF Pakistan Mission Chief Jeffrey Franks said the lender had not received any official request for an aid programme from Pakistan's top financial officials amid "fruitful discussions" during the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank last week. more... (BR)

Forex reserves rise to $11.94 billion

Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves rose to $11.938 billion in the week ending April 19 from $11.690 billion in the previous week, the central bank said Thursday. The reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan rose to $6.817 billion, which was 2.66 percent up as compared with $6.640 billion in the previous week. more...(DT)

Gold imports increase 33.49% in 9 months of FY13

The gold imports during first nine months of current fiscal year surged by 33.49 percent as against the same period of last year. According to data revealed by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), during the period under review, 2,942 kilogrammes (kgs) of yellow metal worth of $159.172 million was imported as compared to the import of 2,236 kgs valuing $119.239 million during same period of last year 2011-12. more... (DT)

Fertiliser industry : Gas curtailment may cost exchequer $450 million

The Fertiliser Manufacturers Pakistan Advisory Council (FMPAC) has warned if full and uninterrupted gas supply to all domestic fertiliser plants, especially the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC)-based four plants that faced more than 300 days of gas curtailment in 2012, was not restored, the country would have to import around 1.0 million tonnes of urea in 2013. more... (DT)

Donors ask Pakistan to seek IMF package

Friendly donor countries have informed Islamabad that they want Pakistan to obtain a new bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). more...(TN)

NSS fetch Rs308bn from public

The government raised Rs308 billion through the National Savings Schemes (NSS) during the first nine months of the current fiscal year, which was higher than the amount realised in the entire 2011-12 period, according to the latest figures issued from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). more...(TN)

NAVs and Returns
as of April 25, 2013
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
B.C
B.C
YTD Return
N/A
POAIIF
B.C
B.C
YTD Return
N/A
POAAAF
63.75/-
62.16/-
YTD Return
24.15%
POIAAF
61.32/-
59.79/-
YTD Return
13.73%
POAF
11.18/-
YTD Return
8.26%

 

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 19, 2013)
$11.69bn
Trade Deficit
(July 12-March13)
$(15.39)bn
Curr. A/C
(July 12-March 13)
$(1.02)bn
Remittances
(July 12-March 13)
$10.35bn
Foreign Investment (July-March 13) $622.00mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(March-13)
6.57%
CPI Gen. - FY13
(July 12- March 13)
8.00%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 91.92
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,445.31
Cement (Rs./Bag) 459.00
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 87.90
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,712.00
DAP (Rs./bag) 2,363.98
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 6,700.00

 

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