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Date:17-Mar-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 27,083.12
Current Index 27,124.47
Change % 0.15
YTD (CY14)% 7.38
YTD (FY14)% 29.13
Volume (mn) 195.30
Capitilization (USDbn) 16.35
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 0.21
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 24.30

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 45,343.48
Current Index 45,588.55
Change % 0.43
YTD (CY14)% 7.44
YTD (FY14)% 24.17
Volume (mn) 66.00
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.44

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 21,809.80 0.16
HANGSENG 21,539.49 -1.00
NIKKEI 225 14,327.66 -3.30
FTSE 6,527.89 -0.40
DJIA 16,065.67 -0.27
SSEC 2,004.34 -0.73
NASDAQ 4,245.40 -0.35

 
Close
%age
TASI 9,378.87 -0.08
KSE(Kuwait) 7,434.08 -0.27
BSE 1,375.62 0.06
MSM 7,026.05 -0.52
ADX 4,732.07 -0.46
DFM 4,058.77 1.96
QSE 11,331.05 -0.11

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 9.91
6 Months 9.96
12 Months 10.24

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.78
6 Months 9.75
12 Months 9.83

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.34
5-Y PIB 11.91
10-Y PIB 12.37
20-Y PIB 12.81
30-Y PIB 12.93
Capital Market Overview

Weekly review: Index rises 232 pts on improved macroeconomic data

The bulls prevailed at the stock market for the third week in succession as strong improvement in macroeconomic figures helped the benchmark KSE-100 index climb 232 points (0.9%) during the week ended March 14. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Monetary policy: SBP keeps key discount rate unchanged at 10%

Against overall market expectations, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced on Saturday that the monetary policy rate will remain unchanged at 10% for the next two months. more... (ET)

July-February: Country receives 18% more foreign investment

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Pakistan rose 17.9% in the first eight months of the current fiscal year, standing at $606.3 million compared to the corresponding period of previous year. more... (ET)

Chinese firm to execute power projects in KP

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will issue a 30-year operational licence to a Chinese company for executing power projects in the province. more... (D)

IMF likely to approve third tranche of $550m for Pakistan

International Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to approve third tranche of $550 million for Pakistan in its executive board meeting scheduled to be held on March 24. more... (N)

US investment: Government to tread carefully on bilateral treaty

Unlike its predecessor, the ruling PML-N party has decided to move cautiously on the proposed Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) after the United States introduced a new draft that carries stringent clauses with far reaching implications. more... (ET)

Economy faces serious challenges: SBP

The State Bank on Saturday left its policy rate unchanged at 10 per cent for the next two months with a warning that the economy was still facing serious challenges despite positive indicators. more... (D)

Liberalisation of trade with India will cut prices: EU

The European Union (EU) ambassador to Islamabad Lars-Gunnar Wigemark said here Sunday liberalisation of trade with India would bring the prices down in Pakistan and could gradually create conducive ambiance to bilaterally tackle more complex issues like Kashmir. more... (BR)

NAVs and Returns
as of March 14, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.4412/-
10.4412/-
YTD Return
6.72%
POAIIF
53.5486/-
53.0131/-
YTD Return
3.90%
POAAAF
55.43/-
54.04/-
YTD Return
6.11%
POIAAF
59.81/-
58.31/-
YTD Return
9.62%
POAF
11.01/-
YTD Return
7.11%

 

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

  Jan-14 Dec-13
MoM (%)
AUM's (PKR bn) 394.60 388.26 1.63
No of AMCs 23 23 0.00
No of Funds 192 193 -0.52

Economic Highlights
 
GDP Growth FY13 3.60%
Per Capita Income $1,380
Reserves
(February 07, 2014)
$9.37bn
Trade Deficit
(Jul-Feb 14)
$(12.54)bn
Curr. A/C
(Jul-Jan 14)
$(2.05)bn
Remittances
(Jul-Feb 14)
$10.2bn
FDI (Jul-Jan 14) $606.3mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(Feb-14)
7.93%
CPI Gen. - FY14
(Jul-Feb 14)
8.65%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 99.13
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,383.54
Cement (Rs./Bag) 518.47
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 74.30
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,846.89
DAP (Rs./bag) 1,888.87
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 6,850.00

 

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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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