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Date:18-Apr-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 29,458.15
Current Index 29,350.34
Change % -0.37
YTD (CY14)% 16.19
YTD (FY14)% 39.73
Volume (mn) 368.27
Capitilization (USDbn) 17.60
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) 4.80
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 92.65

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 47,050.95
Current Index 46,701.96
Change % -0.74
YTD (CY14)% 10.07
YTD (FY14)% 27.21
Volume (mn) 174.98
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.60

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 22,628.84 1.58
HANGSENG 22,760.24 0.28
NIKKEI 225 14,417.53 -0.01
FTSE 6,625.25 0.62
DJIA 16,408.54 -0.10
SSEC 2,098.89 -0.30
NASDAQ 4,095.52 0.23

 
Close
%age
TASI 9,530.58 0.28
KSE(Kuwait) 7,450.82 -0.86
BSE 1,389.05 0.65
MSM 6,843.92 0.25
ADX 5,156.65 0.49
DFM 4,762.21 0.72
QSE 12,550.98 0.78

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

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.96
6 Months 9.98
12 Months 9.99

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.98
5-Y PIB 12.46
10-Y PIB 12.81
20-Y PIB 13.10
30-Y PIB 13.20
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Index slips as caution prevails

Profit-taking as well as investors practising caution resulted in market ending in the red. The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index fell 0.37% or 107.81 points to end at 29,350.34. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Prime Minister to inaugurate two thermal power plants

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate 747 MW Guddu and 404 MW Uch II thermal power plants on April 21 and 25, 2014 respectively, official sources told Business Recorder. more... (BR)

3G/4G auction: four CMOs qualify for bidding

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday announced the names of qualified bidders for the Spectrum Auction of Next Generation Mobile Services (3G/4G) in the country. more... (BR)

Current account deficit swells to $2.173 billion

Pakistan’s current account deficit has continued to widen in first nine months of the current fiscal – between July 2013 and March 2014 – and currently stands at $2.173 billion, according to the State Bank of Pakistan. more... (N)

LSM continues YoY growth

The government has faced an economic setback as large-scale manufacturing (LSM), a major contributor in country's GDP growth, has recorded negative growth of over one percent during February 2014 over January. more... (TN)

Going up: State Bank’s reserves rise $41 million

Foreign exchange reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) recorded a week-on-week increase of 0.82% on April 11, according to data released by the SBP on Thursday. more... (ET)

US, Pakistan see ties with India improving

The United States hopes that there will be progress in Indo-Pak trade ties after elections in India, which could quadruple to $10 billion in a few years, says Washington’s chief diplomat for South Asia. more... (D)

OGDCL, UBL: PC initiates divestment push

The Privatisation Commission (PC) on Thursday initiated the process of hiring financial advisors (FAs) for off-loading 10 percent government shares in Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDCL) and government shares in United Bank Limited (UBL). more... (BR)

NAVs and Returns
as of April 17, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.5035/-
10.5035/-
YTD Return
6.71%
POAIIF
53.7982/-
53.2602/-
YTD Return
4.05%
POAAAF
55.87/-
54.47/-
YTD Return
7.08%
POIAAF
60.52/-
59.01/-
YTD Return
11.11%
POAF
11.06/-
YTD Return
6.78%

 

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
(April 11, 2014)
$9.84bn
Trade Deficit
(Jul-Mar 14)
$(13.93)bn
Curr. A/C
(Jul-Mar 14)
$(2.17)bn
Remittances
(Jul-Mar 14)
$11.6bn
FDI (Jul-Mar 14) $669.8mn
CPI Gen. - YoY
(Mar-14)
8.53%
CPI Gen. - FY14
(Jul-Mar 14)
8.65%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 104.30
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,293.75
Cement (Rs./Bag) 517.47
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 72.75
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,836.92
DAP (Rs./bag) 1,888.87
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 6,500.00

 

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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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