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Date:24-Jan-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 27,015.12
Current Index 27,064.34
Change % 0.18
YTD (CY14)% 7.14
YTD (FY14)% 28.84
Volume (mn) 248.17
Capitilization (USDbn) 15.56
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 7.33
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 9.12

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 44,666.37
Current Index 44,776.80
Change % 0.25
YTD (CY14)% 5.53
YTD (FY14)% 21.96
Volume (mn) 143.09
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.29

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 21,373.66 0.17
HANGSENG 22,733.90 -1.51
NIKKEI 225 15,695.89 -0.79
FTSE 6,773.28 -0.78
DJIA 16,197.35 -1.07
SSEC 2,059.52 0.38
NASDAQ 4,218.88 -0.57

 
Close
%age
TASI 8,771.99 0.12
KSE(Kuwait) 7,778.56 0.38
BSE 1,276.98 -0.16
MSM 7,200.52 0.17
ADX 4,655.32 1.68
DFM 3,819.02 3.57
QSE 11,338.41 1.42

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.08
6 Months 10.13
12 Months 10.44

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.91
6 Months 9.96
12 Months 10.00

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.66
5-Y PIB 12.11
10-Y PIB 12.52
20-Y PIB 12.96
30-Y PIB 13.08
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Stock tries regaining momentum

The index rose in the first half of the day, but late day selling dampened the sentiment, as the market fell back from its mid-day high but still closed up its starting point. The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 0.18% or 49.22 points to end at 27,064.34. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Oil, gas exploration: New blocks to attract $371m investment in first phase

The government has provisionally awarded licences for 50 blocks to exploration and production companies for the search of oil and gas across the country, which will attract an investment of $371 million in the first phase. more... (ET)

Forex: Country’s reserves fall to $8.168 billion

Foreign exchange reserves held by the country decreased to $8.1684 billion during the week ending January 17, compared to $8.3 billion the previous week, according to data provided by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). more... (ET)

Power surcharge: Rs 31 billion collected to meet NJHP project needs

The government has collected Rs 31 billion from electricity consumers through the levy of a surcharge to meet the financing needs of Neelum Jhelum Hydro Power project. Sources revealed that another Rs 26 billion will be collected to achieve the target of Rs 57.5 billion and the surcharge would be discontinued once the project is completed scheduled for 2016. more... (BR)

Trade potential: Businessmen urged to participate in China fair

SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC-CCI) Secretary General Muhammad Iqbal Tabish has urged the Pakistani business community to showcase the country’s products at Kunming Fair to be held in June in China. more... (ET)

Healthy finances: PSO to enter into LNG import business

While regaining market share in petroleum products, Pakistan State Oil (PSO) is going to start importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) because of its sound financial health and will make arrangements with international suppliers and transporters to overcome energy crisis in the country. more... (ET)

Pakistan, US leaders agree to further strengthen ties

Private sector leaders in the US and Pakistan agreed on Wednesday to further strengthen cooperation at the grassroots level to promote shared goals of security, prosperity and peace while recognising the benefits accrued from enhanced people-to-people contacts. more... (N)

Chinese team visits Aptma

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) Punjab Chairman S M Tanveer welcomed the Chinese delegation on Thursday and asked Aptma to identify trade and investment potential between the Chinese province of Xinjiang and Punjab. more... (N)

NAVs and Returns
as of January 23, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.3207/-
10.3207/-
YTD Return
6.24%
POAIIF
53.1099/-
52.5788/-
YTD Return
3.36%
POAAAF
58.01/-
56.56/-
YTD Return
11.19%
POIAAF
60.13/-
58.63/-
YTD Return
10.39%
POAF
10.93/-
YTD Return
7.53%

 

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

  Dec-13 Nov-13
MoM (%)
AUM's (PKR bn) 388.26 375.76 3.33
No of AMCs 23 23 0.00
No of Funds 193 191 1.05

Economic Highlights
 
GDP Growth FY13 3.60%
Per Capita Income $1,380
Reserves
(January 17, 2014)
$8.17bn
Trade Deficit
(Jul-Dec 13)
$(9.03)bn
Curr. A/C
(Jul-Dec 13)
$(1.59)bn
Remittances
(Jul-Dec 13)
$7.79bn
FDI (Jul-Dec 13) $416mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(Dec-13)
9.18%
CPI Gen. - FY14
(Jul-Dec 13)
8.89%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 97.56
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,260.72
Cement (Rs./Bag) 516.94
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 82.80
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,878.08
DAP (Rs./bag) 1888.87
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 7050.00

 

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(BR) Business Recorder, (D) Dawn, (ET) Tribune, (N) The News, (DT) Daily Times, (FD) The Financial Daily, (TN) The Nation, (KSE) Karachi Stock Exchange

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