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Date:27-Mar-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 26,670.14
Current Index 26,821.92
Change % 0.57
YTD (CY14)% 6.18
YTD (FY14)% 27.69
Volume (mn) 79.33
Capitilization (USDbn) 16.05
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 3.11
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 12.29

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 44,420.77
Current Index 44,647.50
Change % 0.51
YTD (CY14)% 5.22
YTD (FY14)% 21.61
Volume (mn) 35.42
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.42

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 22,095.30 0.18
HANGSENG 21,887.75 0.72
NIKKEI 225 14,477.16 0.37
FTSE 6,605.30 0.01
DJIA 16,268.99 -0.60
SSEC 2,063.67 -0.18
NASDAQ 4,173.58 -1.43

 
Close
%age
TASI 9,449.92 0.17
KSE(Kuwait) 7,592.04 0.14
BSE 1,354.95 -0.11
MSM 6,925.96 -0.17
ADX 4,852.68 0.84
DFM 4,383.20 0.87
QSE 11,331.46 0.19

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.12
6 Months 10.14
12 Months 10.43

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 10.04
6 Months 10.00
12 Months 10.01

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.85
5-Y PIB 12.31
10-Y PIB 12.77
20-Y PIB 13.05
30-Y PIB 13.15
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Stocks continue their upward trajectory

The market continued its upward trend from Tuesday with oil, gas, and financial companies guiding the index. The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 0.57% percent or 151.78 points to end at 26,821.92. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Rs320bn tax relief for businessmen

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar informed the National Assembly on Wednesday that tax exemptions of Rs320 billion were provided to the business class in seven months. more... (D)

A first time feat: government raises Rs 530 billion in single PIB auction

For the first time in the history of the country, the federal government raised over Rs 530 billion through a single auction for long-term government bonds as against the target of Rs 60 billion. more... (BR)

$1.5 billion Saudi 'gift': money to be spent on Lahore-Karachi motorway, power projects: Dar

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday informed the parliament that a friendly country has given $1.5 billion to Pakistan as a gift without any conditionality. more... (BR)

Power generation: Tajikistan plans production boost to increase exports

Tajikistan is planning to increase power generation by 40% annually by 2016 in an effort to increase exports to neighbouring and regional countries including Pakistan, says an official of the Tajik embassy. more... (ET)

Engagement Plan: Pakistan, EU agree to boost cooperation

Pakistan and European Union on Wednesday agreed to further broaden and deepen co-operation under the Engagement Plan. This could include a strengthened dialogue in areas such as energy, climate change, research and higher education. It was decided during the second round of Pak-EU Strategic Dialogue held at Brussels on Wednesday. more... (BR)

Govt borrowing rises to Rs652bn

The federal government has borrowed a fantastic Rs652 billion from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in the first eight and half months of this fiscal year, show the central bank's latest figures on monetary aggregates. more... (N)

Pakistan refuses to abolish negative list

The incumbent government passed up a chance to normalise trade with India by refusing to abolish its negative list over a period of a few months in return for India reducing its sensitive list to 100 items from 614. more... (N)

NAVs and Returns
as of March 26, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.4604/-
10.4604/-
YTD Return
6.68%
POAIIF
53.6369/-
53.1005/-
YTD Return
3.96%
POAAAF
54.96/-
53.59/-
YTD Return
5.35%
POIAAF
60.01/-
58.51/-
YTD Return
10.17%
POAF
11.06/-
YTD Return
7.39%

 

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) 100.19
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,304.64
Cement (Rs./Bag) 518.24
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 72.90
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,840.00
DAP (Rs./bag) 1,888.87
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, (TN) The Nation, (KSE) Karachi Stock Exchange

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