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Date:08-Apr-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 28,408.03
Current Index 28,578.96
Change % 0.60
YTD (CY14)% 13.13
YTD (FY14)% 36.05
Volume (mn) 190.78
Capitilization (USDbn) 17.16
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 7.95
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 58.95

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 46,569.72
Current Index 46,529.81
Change % -0.09
YTD (CY14)% 9.66
YTD (FY14)% 26.74
Volume (mn) 87.08
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.78

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 22,343.45 -0.07
HANGSENG 22,377.15 -0.59
NIKKEI 225 14,808.85 -1.69
FTSE 6,622.84 -1.09
DJIA 16,245.87 -1.02
SSEC 2,058.83 0.74
NASDAQ 4,079.75 -1.16

 
Close
%age
TASI 9,507.58 -0.25
KSE(Kuwait) 7,599.95 0.22
BSE 1,375.55 0.12
MSM 6,760.82 -0.13
ADX 5,012.25 0.92
DFM 4,654.18 1.41
QSE 12,216.75 0.98

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

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.98
6 Months 9.98
12 Months 10.00

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 12.01
5-Y PIB 12.49
10-Y PIB 12.84
20-Y PIB 13.11
30-Y PIB 13.20
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Equities traded mixed, but close day with gains

The stock index stayed above the 28,000 mark even though trading was mixed most of the day. Initially, the market fell but late buying in index heavyweights resulted in a positive close. The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 0.60% or 170.93 points to end at 28,578.96 on Monday. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Budget books: Govt makes history, avoids deficit in March

Probably, for the first time in the country's history, the revenues matched expenditures in March that helped restrict the budget deficit in the first nine months of the current financial year to Rs825 billion or 3.1% of the national output. more... (ET)

Malaysian banks: Pakistan will welcome branches, says Prime Minister

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Monday there existed vast scope of mutually beneficial co-operation between Pakistan and Malaysia in energy, tourism, telecommunication, vocational training, aviation and services, including finance sectors. more... (BR)

Public sector borrowing rises to Rs63 billion

Bank lending to state-owned enterprises went up by 52 percent during the nine months of the current fiscal year, showed the recent figures from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday. more... (N)

Pakistan to seek greater Saudi investment

Pakistan will ask Saudi Arabia to enhance direct investment in infrastructure development, commerce, trade, banking, the capital market, ICT and telecommunication in the meeting of the Tenth Session of the Pakistani-Saudi Joint Ministerial Commission in Riyadh on April 15 and 16. more... (N)

Five, 10-year tenors: benchmark-sized dollar bonds to be issued

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan, rated Caa1 by Moody's and B- by Standard & Poor's, has announced its intention to issue US dollar denominated bonds with five and 10-year tenors, according to a source. Both bonds, which will be issued under a 144a/Reg S format, are expected to be of benchmark size. more... (BR)

Optimism: Country on path of sustainable growth, economic stability, says Dar

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that the impressive macroeconomic indicators, as monitored and assessed by international financial institutions, present a picture of sustainable growth and economic stability in Pakistan. more... (ET)

Reform: SECP reviews rules to change regulatory culture

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Tahir Mahmood has said that the SECP is reviewing and amending a number of regulations and rules such as the Insurance Ordinance 2000, Securities Act 1969, SECP Act 1997, Companies Ordinance 1984 and the rules for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). more... (ET)

NAVs and Returns
as of April 07, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.4878/-
10.4878/-
YTD Return
6.74%
POAIIF
53.7187/-
53.1815/-
YTD Return
3.99%
POAAAF
55.36/-
53.98/-
YTD Return
6.11%
POIAAF
60.16/-
58.66/-
YTD Return
10.45%
POAF
11.11/-
YTD Return
7.62%

 

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) 100.92
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,301.54
Cement (Rs./Bag) 517.82
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 73.05
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,838.46
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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