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Date:25-Mar-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 26,765.49
Current Index 26,391.41
Change % -1.40
YTD (CY14)% 4.47
YTD (FY14)% 25.64
Volume (mn) 85.75
Capitilization (USDbn) 15.80
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) -4.22
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 10.12

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 44,606.35
Current Index 44,016.53
Change % -1.32
YTD (CY14)% 3.74
YTD (FY14)% 19.89
Volume (mn) 36.43
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.32

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 22,055.48 1.39
HANGSENG 21,846.45 1.91
NIKKEI 225 14,475.30 1.77
FTSE 6,520.39 -0.56
DJIA 16,276.69 -0.16
SSEC 2,066.28 0.91
NASDAQ 4,226.28 -1.18

 
Close
%age
TASI 9,429.21 0.04
KSE(Kuwait) 7,554.09 0.15
BSE 1,377.65 -1.36
MSM 6,937.78 0.31
ADX 4,802.84 0.16
DFM 4,318.48 -0.65
QSE 11,258.51 -0.72

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.06
6 Months 10.09
12 Months 10.39

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.98
6 Months 9.98
12 Months 9.99

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.68
5-Y PIB 12.23
10-Y PIB 12.70
20-Y PIB 13.01
30-Y PIB 13.12
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Index drops steeply as investors exercise caution

The bears continued to call the shots as negative momentum from Friday poured into Monday’s session. At the end of the day, the Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index fell 1.40% percent or 374.08 points to end at 26,391.41. more... (ET)

News Clippings

IMF disburses $556 million loan tranche

Pakistan is set to receive a $556 million loan instalment from the International Monetary Fund, which on Monday signed off on its second review of Islamabad's aid program. more... (BR)

Dar expects forex reserves to touch double digit

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that he expects forex reserves to increase despite a decision not to revive the Friends of Democratic Pakistan (FODP) scheme, the News learnt on Monday. more... (N)

US for promoting trade with Pakistan

The United States is focusing on promoting bilateral trade with Pakistan, US Consul General Michael Dodman said on Monday. more... (N)

Power ministry encashes $2.68m IPP guarantee

A 133.5-megawatt gas-fired independent power plant (IPP) is facing an uncertain future as the federal government has turned down Sindh’s request for an extension in the validity of letter of support and encashed the guarantee submitted by the project developer. more... (ET)

Govt to utilise $50 million Murabaha facility to import urea

The government will use a Murabaha financing facility of $50 million for the import of 0.125 million metric tons of urea to bridge the shortages in the coming Kharif season. more... (N)

Pak-China trade conference begins

The 7-day Pak-China Trade and Investment Conference has started today at a zonal office of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry. more... (N)

SBP, Smeda sign MoU on SMEs

The State Bank of Pakistan and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda) signed a memorandum of understanding here on Monday under which the two sides will make joint efforts to facilitate small and medium enterprises (SMEs) increase their share in formal credit and provide new venues for formal financing. more... (N)

NAVs and Returns
as of March 24, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.4578/-
10.4578/-
YTD Return
6.69%
POAIIF
53.6221/-
53.0859/-
YTD Return
3.95%
POAAAF
54.93/-
53.56/-
YTD Return
5.29%
POIAAF
59.83/-
58.33/-
YTD Return
9.83%
POAF
11.06/-
YTD Return
7.41%

 

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

  Feb-14 Jan-13
MoM (%)
AUM's (PKR bn) 404.36 394.60 2.72
No of AMCs 23 23 0.00
No of Funds 193 193 0.00

Economic Highlights
 
GDP Growth FY13 3.60%
Per Capita Income $1,380
Reserves
(March 14, 2014)
$9.65bn
Trade Deficit
(Jul-Feb 14)
$(12.54)bn
Curr. A/C
(Jul-Feb 14)
$(2.02)bn
Remittances
(Jul-Feb 14)
$10.2bn
FDI (Jul-Feb 14) $606.3mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(Feb-14)
7.93%
CPI Gen. - FY14
(Jul-Feb 14)
8.65%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 99.56
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,313.48
Cement (Rs./Bag) 518.29
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 73.10
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,840.00
DAP (Rs./bag) 1,888.87
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 6,600.00

 

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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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