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Date:02-Apr-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 27,159.91
Current Index 27,565.50
Change % 1.49
YTD (CY14)% 9.12
YTD (FY14)% 31.23
Volume (mn) 150.21
Capitilization (USDbn) 16.55
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 5.60
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 28.40

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 44,607.78
Current Index 45,368.34
Change % 1.70
YTD (CY14)% 6.92
YTD (FY14)% 23.57
Volume (mn) 82.10
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.60

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 22,446.44 0.27
HANGSENG 22,448.54 1.34
NIKKEI 225 14,791.99 -0.24
FTSE 6,652.61 0.82
DJIA 16,532.61 0.46
SSEC 2,047.46 0.70
NASDAQ 4,268.04 1.64

 
Close
%age
TASI 9,516.17 0.45
KSE(Kuwait) 7,558.43 -0.19
BSE 1,360.21 0.24
MSM 6,822.62 -0.50
ADX 4,954.22 1.22
DFM 4,520.73 1.57
QSE 11,905.94 2.29

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.17
6 Months 10.18
12 Months 10.46

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 10.03
6 Months 10.00
12 Months 10.00

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.97
5-Y PIB 12.47
10-Y PIB 12.83
20-Y PIB 13.11
30-Y PIB 13.20
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Stock market continues upward trend

The stock market continued its upward trend, gaining further momentum due to better than expected inflation in the country. The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 1.49% or 405.59 points to end at 27,565.50. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Forex reserves at $10.072 billion on March 31: Dar fulfils commitment

The foreign exchange reserves of the country have crossed the threshold of $10 billion on March 31. "The total liquid reserves stood at $10.072 billion. The net reserves with State Bank of Pakistan are $5.365 billion and the net reserves with banks stood at $4.706 billion. more... (BR)

Pakistan repays $109m to IMF

Pakistan on Tuesday repaid $109 million under the International Monetary Fund’s standby arrangement facility, spokesperson for the State Bank of Pakistan said. more... (N)

CPI inflation rises to 8.53 percent

The Consumer Price Index inflation has increased to 8.53 percent in March against 6.57 percent in the corresponding month of 2013, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Tuesday. more... (N)

No new partnership strategy approved by WBG

World Bank Group (WBG) has not so far approved any new partnership strategy that identifies lending to Pakistan for the next five years as consultations are still under way. more... (BR)

Govt plans to raise Rs2.27trn through T-bills

The government plans to borrow Rs2.27 trillion from the banking system in the fourth quarter of the current fiscal year through the sale of three-, six-, and 12-month market treasury bills, the central bank reported on Tuesday. more... (N)

For 2nd year in row: Pakistan’s economy will slow down to 3.4%, says ADB

If government officials are to be believed, Pakistan’s economic indicators are positive. But the forecasts of global lenders are not promising. Pakistan’s economy will slow down for a second consecutive year to 3.4%, according to the latest Asian Development Outlook forecasts. more... (ET)

NSS inflows decline by 46 percent to Rs156 billion

Inflows in the National Saving Schemes (NSS) dropped by 46 percent to Rs156 billion in the first eight months of the current fiscal year, as savers seems to have shifted their cash holdings in other investment channels, according to the statistics issued by the central bank on Tuesday. more... (N)

NAVs and Returns
as of April 01, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.4729/-
10.4729/-
YTD Return
6.69%
POAIIF
53.6744/-
53.1377/-
YTD Return
3.97%
POAAAF
54.98/-
53.61/-
YTD Return
5.39%
POIAAF
60.08/-
58.58/-
YTD Return
10.30%
POAF
11.10/-
YTD Return
7.65%

 

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 31, 2014)
$10.07bn
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
(Mar-14)
8.53%
CPI Gen. - FY14
(Jul-Feb 14)
8.65%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 99.78
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,282.67
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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