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Date:29-Apr-2013
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 18,885.60
Current Index 18,917.71
Change % 0.17
YTD (CY13) 11.90%
YTD (FY13) 37.07%
Volume (mn) 126.51
Capitilization (USDbn) 11.59
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 2.91
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 252.28

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 32,893.77
Current Index 32,930.01
Change % 0.11
YTD (CY13) 13.06%
YTD (FY13) 38.50%
Volume (mn) 45.98
Capitilization (USDbn) 6.65

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 19,286.72 -0.62
HANGSENG 22,541.71 0.63
NIKKEI 225 13,884.13 -0.30
FTSE 6,426.40 -0.25
DJIA 14,712.55 0.08
SSEC 2,177.91 -0.97
NASDAQ 3,279.26 -0.33

 
Close
%age
TASI 7,140.83 -0.13
KSE(Kuwait) 7,362.95 1.03
BSE 1,095.65 -0.16
MSM 6,179.53 -0.37
ADX 3,278.22 -0.29
DFM 2,108.63 1.59
QSE 8,637.16 0.51

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

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.41
6 Months 9.46
12 Months 9.51

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 10.57
5-Y PIB 11.05
10-Y PIB 11.87
20-Y PIB 12.51
30-Y PIB 12.61
Capital Market Overview

Weekly Review: KSE-100 sets eyes on crossing the 19,000-point barrier

The bulls returned to the stock market in spectacular fashion as strong corporate earnings and positive macroeconomic news helped propel the benchmark KSE-100 index to a new record high of 18,918 points, just shy of the crucial 19,000 level. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Circular debt swells to Rs 537 billion

According to an official report of the Planning Commission, the stock of power sector debt was Rs 144.99 billion in 2008, which increased to Rs 161 billion in 2009, Rs 235 billion in 2010, Rs 365 billion in 2011 and Rs 537 billion in 2012. more... (BR)

Imported urea: government to pay Rs 14,500 per ton subsidy

The federal government will pay approximately Rs 14,500 per ton subsidy on imported urea to match the domestic price, as it has already decided to supply urea at lower price to facilitate farmers. more...(BR)

Line losses seen hurdle in economic uplift

President Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) Dr Murtaza Mughal said Sunday that electric power transmission and distribution losses are increasing with an amazing speed compromising economic growth.In a statement issued from his office he said that Pakistan is among top ten countries in the electric transmission and distribution (T&D) losses which has become a major threat, it said. more... (TFD)

Rs10bn released to reduce power cuts

The government has released ten billion rupees to facilitate and support the power generation companies to reduce load-shedding.This was announced by Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry at a joint press conference along with Minister for Water and Power Dr. Musadik Malik and Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Sohail Wajahat H. Siddiqui in Islamabad. more... (DT)

SAARC finance ministers to meet in New Delhi on May 3

An important meeting of finance ministers of 8 members countries of members of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is scheduled to be held at New Delhi India on May 3.The caretaker finance minster of Pakistan will represent the country in the meeting. more...(TFD)

Cement sales may dip after March surge

Following a surge in demand in March, cement sales in the country are expected to remain subdued this month, according to provisional data for first 22 days of April.Cement sales in the domestic market registered a 9% decline to reach 2.32 million tons in April compared to March. more...(ET)

NAVs and Returns
as of April 26, 2013
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
B.C
B.C
YTD Return
N/A
POAIIF
B.C
B.C
YTD Return
N/A
POAAAF
63.70/-
62.11/-
YTD Return
24.05%
POIAAF
61.43/-
59.89/-
YTD Return
13.92%
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) 92.61
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,469.09
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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(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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