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Date:19-Aug-2013
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 23,687.89
Current Index 23,673.30
Change % -0.06
YTD (CY13)% 40.03
YTD (FY14)% 12.70
Volume (mn) 115.54
Capitilization (USDbn) 13.76
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 0.77
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) -92.32

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 40,786.94
Current Index 40,810.76
Change % 0.06
YTD (CY13)% 40.12
YTD (FY14)% 11.16
Volume (mn) 34.60
Capitilization (USDbn) 7.75

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 18,598.18 -3.97
HANGSENG 22,517.80 -0.10
NIKKEI 225 13,650.10 -0.75
FTSE 6,499.99 0.26
DJIA 15,081.47 -0.20
SSEC 2,068.45 -0.65
NASDAQ 3,607.78 0.05

 
Close
%age
TASI 8,156.77 0.31
KSE(Kuwait) 8,134.66 0.53
BSE 1,201.21 0.03
MSM 6,846.62 0.20
ADX 3,874.06 -0.21
DFM 2,627.25 -0.18
QSE 9,909.85 0.23

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 9.03
6 Months 9.10
12 Months 9.51

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 8.64
6 Months 9.11
12 Months 9.62

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 10.91
5-Y PIB 11.48
10-Y PIB 11.99
20-Y PIB 12.57
30-Y PIB 12.74
Capital Market Overview

Weekly Review: KSE shrugs off Ramazan languor to kick-off upward trend

The Karachi Stock Exchange shrugged off the Ramazan languor and extended its bullish run as the benchmark-100 share index closed up 1.9% in the week with the help of some foreign support, which were recorded at $13.5 million. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Govt to sell T-bills through stock market

The PML-N government has decided to sell Treasury Bills through stock market and asked the regulators to frame laws to protect stakeholders’ interest in the government securities. more... (D)

Foreign investment up 46pc in July

Foreign private investment increased by 46 per cent in the first month of this fiscal year, though in absolute terms the amount is not impressive. During the last five years, foreign direct investment hit the rock bottom. more... (D)

Gas prices likely to be pushed up 2.8%

Consumers around the country will soon have to dig deeper into their pockets when gas prices are revised upwards by 2.8%.The price hike proposed by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) is awaiting the prime minister’s approval and is likely to be made effective retroactively from July 2013. more... (ET)

Confused market: Fertiliser industry sends mixed signals

Despite large amounts of urea imports, farmers in Sindh – a province with significant share in Pakistan’s agriculture produce – say they are facing urea shortages that have affected agriculture output in the Kharif season and possibly the upcoming Rabi season. more...(ET)

Shying away: Foreign assistance falls behind projections by a third

As former rulers struggled to overcome a credibility crisis, combined with deteriorating economic conditions that kept international lenders at bay, Pakistan closed the last financial year with $2.5 billion in foreign funding, falling behind budgetary projections by a third. more...(ET)

Finance minister confirms first payment by IDB

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar confirmed on Saturday that the first trance payment from an assistance program by the Islamic Development Bank had been received and assured businesses that the government will not abuse its access to banks. more...(ET)

Boosting trade: Pak-China economic corridor plan gets premier’s go-ahead

Pakistan-China economic corridor plan was approved by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday.Terming the scheme a ‘step towards boosting economic activities in the region’ the premier stated that the plan upon its implementation would connect Pakistan with China and the Central Asian countries. more...(ET)

NAVs and Returns
as of August 16, 2013
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.1664/-
10.1664/-
YTD Return
4.62%
POAIIF
52.9445/-
51.4251/-
YTD Return
-2.56%
POAAAF
56.96/-
55.54/-
YTD Return
9.18%
POIAAF
58.62/-
57.15/-
YTD Return
7.61%
POAF
11.31/-
YTD Return
4.04%

 

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

  Jul-13 Jun-13
MoM (%)
AUM's (PKR bn) 380.41 360.18 5.62
No of AMCs 24 24 0.00
No of Funds 182 180 1.11

Economic Highlights
 
GDP Growth FY13 3.60%
Per Capita Income $1,380
Reserves
(August 02, 2013)
$10.23bn
Trade Deficit
(July 12-June13)
$(20.5)bn
Curr. A/C
(July 12-June13)
$(2.29)bn
Remittances
(July 13)
$1.40bn
Foreign Investment (July-June 13) $1.57bn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(July-13)
8.26%
CPI Gen. - FY13
(July 12- June13)
7.40%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 107.50
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,381.80
Cement (Rs./Bag) 504.00
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 76.10
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,812.00
DAP (Rs./bag) 2,359.66
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 6,550.00

 

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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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