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Date:04-Apr-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 27,932.02
Current Index 28,336.36
Change % 1.45
YTD (CY14)% 12.17
YTD (FY14)% 34.90
Volume (mn) 312.79
Capitilization (USDbn) 16.85
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 9.18
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 45.65

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 45,918.69
Current Index 46,594.97
Change % 1.19
YTD (CY14)% 9.81
YTD (FY14)% 26.91
Volume (mn) 161.57
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.75

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 22,509.07 -0.19
HANGSENG 22,565.08 0.18
NIKKEI 225 15,071.88 0.84
FTSE 6,649.14 -0.15
DJIA 16,572.55 -0.01
SSEC 2,043.70 -0.74
NASDAQ 4,237.74 -0.91

 
Close
%age
TASI 9,558.46 0.22
KSE(Kuwait) 7,572.47 0.03
BSE 1,367.47 0.24
MSM 6,775.77 -0.33
ADX 4,923.47 -0.64
DFM 4,618.28 0.92
QSE 11,983.87 0.37

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.18
6 Months 10.17
12 Months 10.45

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 10.00
6 Months 9.99
12 Months 10.00

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 12.01
5-Y PIB 12.48
10-Y PIB 12.86
20-Y PIB 13.11
30-Y PIB 13.20
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Index closes on record high

The index marched past the 28,000 barrier after Wednesday’s reports of an increase in Pakistan’s weight in MSCI Frontier Market index firmed up overnight, pushing market constituents to recent highs. At the end of the day, the Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 1.45% or 404.34 points to end at 28,336.36. more... (ET)

News Clippings

3G licence: Prime Minister hopes foreign bidders will also compete

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the introduction of 3G technology in the country will usher in a new era of development of Information Technology sector. more... (BR)

Pak firms to be added to MSCI index

Three companies of Pakistan, including Bank Al Habib Limited, Lucky Cement and Pakistan State Oil, will be added to the MSCI index, stated a report issued by the BMA Capital on Thursday. more... (N)

OGDCL discovers gas in Sindh

The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) announced on Thursday gas discovery from Maru East Well-1, which is located in Ghotki, Sindh. more... (N)

State Bank, World Bank discuss financial inclusion strategy

Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Saeed Ahmad on Thursday highlighted the need for financial inclusion to improve access to savings, credit, remittances and insurance services for the excluded population in the country, said a press release. more... (N)

Foreign interest: Swedish envoy promises future visits

To explore the export potential of the country, two Swedish delegations will visit Pakistan to develop direct link with local entrepreneurs, said Tomas Rosander, Ambassador of Sweden in Pakistan while speaking to industrialists of Faisalabad. more... (ET)

Cement plant likely in Balochistan

DG Khan Cement is expected to begin the construction of its new production plant at Hub – located in the Lasbela district of Balochistan next year, said a high official at the company on Thursday. more... (N)

Trade: Thai delegation’s interest in seafood deepens

Thai seafood importers have expressed their desire to increase imports from Pakistan and create both short-term and long-term arrangements with their business counterparts in the country. more... (ET)

NAVs and Returns
as of April 03, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.4808/-
10.4808/-
YTD Return
6.75%
POAIIF
53.6889/-
53.1520/-
YTD Return
3.98%
POAAAF
55.43/-
54.04/-
YTD Return
6.23%
POIAAF
60.38/-
58.87/-
YTD Return
10.85%
POAF
11.10/-
YTD Return
7.64%

 

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) 100.36
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,286.20
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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