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Date:31-Mar-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 27,165.49
Current Index 27,116.13
Change % -0.18
YTD (CY14)% 7.34
YTD (FY14)% 29.09
Volume (mn) 128.79
Capitilization (USDbn) 16.05
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 2.21
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 15.21

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 44,902.84
Current Index 44,488.95
Change % -1.05
YTD (CY14)% 4.85
YTD (FY14)% 21.18
Volume (mn) 46.16
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.16

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 22,339.97 0.57
HANGSENG 22,065.53 1.06
NIKKEI 225 14,696.03 0.50
FTSE 6,615.58 0.41
DJIA 16,323.06 0.36
SSEC 2,041.71 -0.24
NASDAQ 4,155.76 0.11

 
Close
%age
TASI 9,462.98 0.42
KSE(Kuwait) 7,584.00 -0.01
BSE 1,344.28 0.24
MSM 6,915.26 -0.09
ADX 4,900.86 0.94
DFM 4,438.35 1.32
QSE 11,562.87 0.70

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.18
6 Months 10.18
12 Months 10.45

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

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.92
5-Y PIB 12.46
10-Y PIB 12.81
20-Y PIB 13.09
30-Y PIB 13.18
Capital Market Overview


Weekly review: KSE-100 gains 350 points as banking sector rallies

An eventful week at the stock market came to a close with the benchmark KSE-100 index climbing 350 points (1.3%) after a strong rally was witnessed in the banking sector. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Quarterly report: Macroeconomic indicators show good signs, data reveals

There has been a perceptible improvement in the country’s macroeconomic indicators with decreasing inflationary pressure, improving foreign exchange reserves position and a growing large-scale manufacturing (LSM) sector, according to the second quarterly report for 2013-14 released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday. more... (ET)

Govt to raise Rs235bn from power, gas tariff hike

The government plans to raise additional revenues of Rs235 billion through increases in electricity and gas tariff in the next budget in accordance with an understanding with the International Monetary Fund to take further steps for fiscal consolidation. more... (D)

IDB approves $220m for Jamshoro power project

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan of $220 million for the Jamshoro coal power plant, it was officially learnt on Saturday. more... (D)

Inflation likely to rebound: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Saturday warned that inflation is likely to rebound in coming months in Pakistan. Jeffrey Franks, IMF's Mission Chief for Pakistan, told a press conference that inflation has been somewhat better than anticipated, around 8 percent currently, although some rebound in the inflation rate in the coming months is anticipated. more... (BR)

Time to focus on regional trade, sustainable policies

The importance of regional trade realised by developed countries gave birth to the European Union. In spite of all the resources, the EU countries understood that their survival is only possible by enhancement of regional trade and full cooperation between member neighbouring countries. EU has emerged as a full economic force in the world. more... (ET)

Power and infrastructure projects: Dar to seek World Bank assistance

Appreciating World Bank's Country Partnership Strategy (2015-19), Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Sunday, said he would seek bank's assistance for country's energy and infrastructure projects. more... (BR)


Hashoo Group to invest billions in oil, gas exploration

The Hashoo Group has made a comeback after a gap of five years as it is expected to pump billions of rupees into the upstream petroleum sector that will give a significant boost to the country’s economy. more... (ET)

NAVs and Returns
as of March 28, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.4632/-
10.4632/-
YTD Return
6.66%
POAIIF
53.6455/-
53.1090/-
YTD Return
3.95%
POAAAF
54.88/-
53.51/-
YTD Return
5.19%
POIAAF
59.90/-
58.40/-
YTD Return
9.96%
POAF
11.06/-
YTD Return
7.37%

 

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 21, 2014)
$9.14bn
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) 101.40
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,296.21
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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