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Date:07-May-2014
KSE-100 Index
 
Previous Index 28,629.63
Current Index 28,383.20
Change % -0.86
YTD (CY14)% 12.36
YTD (FY14)% 35.12
Volume (mn) 82.18
Capitilization (USDbn) 16.99
FIPI (USDmn)(Daily) -0.54
FIPI (USDmn) (YTD) 121.14

 

KSE-100 Index
Previous Index 45,529.91
Current Index 45,219.01
Change % -0.68
YTD (CY14)% 6.57
YTD (FY14)% 23.17
Volume (mn) 31.27
Capitilization (USDbn) 8.50

International Indicators
 
Close
%age
BSE-30 22,508.42 0.28
HANGSENG 21,976.33 -1.28
NIKKEI 225 14,457.51 -0.19
FTSE 6,798.56 -0.35
DJIA 16,401.02 -0.78
SSEC 2,027.35 0.05
NASDAQ 4,080.76 -1.38

 
Close
%age
TASI 9,744.12 0.03
KSE(Kuwait) 7,399.76 0.29
BSE 1,466.67 0.77
MSM 6,762.37 0.04
ADX 5,052.53 -0.76
DFM 5,374.11 0.80
QSE 12,933.83 -0.42

KIBOR
 
%age
3 Months 10.16
6 Months 10.18
12 Months 10.44

T-Bills
%age
3 Months 9.91
6 Months 9.94
12 Months 9.99

Bonds
 
%age
3-Y PIB 11.95
5-Y PIB 12.45
10-Y PIB 12.86
20-Y PIB 13.10
30-Y PIB 13.21
Capital Market Overview

Market watch: Stocks fall on political uncertainty, monetary policy

Bears continued to prowl the stock market on Tuesday because of concerns over the country’s political situation and speculation over the monetary stance of the central bank. The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index fell 0.86% or 246.43 points to end at 28,383.20. more... (ET)

News Clippings

Policy-level talks with IMF begin today

Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) would hold policy-level discussions from today (Wednesday). The talks include taxation measures for next fiscal year, fiscal consolidation of around Rs 345 billion through power tariff increase, withdrawal of exemptions and increase in tax on gas. more... (BR)

Ambassadors urged to persuade foreign investors: foreign policy in relation to Middle East explained

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan desires peace and tranquility in the Middle East and it will maintain the policy of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries. more... (BR)

Forecast: Central bank likely to keep discount rate on hold

A majority of brokerages expects the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to keep the discount rate unchanged in the monetary policy announcement due this month. more... (ET)

Casa-1000 project: Pakistan, Afghanistan to resolve tariff issues

Pakistan and Afghanistan have expressed their commitment to resolving the tariff issues related to the Central Asia-South Asia-1000 (CASA-1000) power supply project. more... (ET)

Energy crisis: government committed to addressing shortages: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday the present government was committed to address the issue of power shortage and would encourage the local and foreign investment in energy. He was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of Port Qasim Thermal Power Plant here. more... (BR)

Housing finance: SBP issues separate prudential regulations

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has been extending its endeavours to enhance the priority sector lending, ie, agriculture credit, micro financing, SME financing, house financing, infrastructure financing and exports. more... (BR)

Cement dispatches grow by 7.2pc in April

Cement dispatches to domestic markets during April increased by 7.2 percent to 2.539 million tons as compared to 2.368 million tons during the same period last fiscal year. more... (N)

NAVs and Returns
as of May 06, 2014
Funds Offer Redemption
POGSF
10.5325/-
10.5325/-
YTD Return
6.63%
POAIIF
53.9360/-
53.3966/-
YTD Return
4.11%
POAAAF
54.74/-
53.37/-
YTD Return
4.91%
POIAAF
60.32/-
58.81/-
YTD Return
10.73%
POAF
11.12/-
YTD Return
7.02%

 

Funds Rating
AMC
AM3-
POAIIF
AA-(f)
POAF
A+ (f)
POAAAF
2 Star
POIAAF
4 Star
POGSF
AA(f)

  Mar-14 Feb-14
MoM (%)
AUM's (PKR bn) 423.74 404.35 4.80
No of AMCs 23 23 0.00
No of Funds 198 197 0.51

Economic Highlights
 
GDP Growth FY13 3.60%
Per Capita Income $1,380
Reserves
(April 25, 2014)
$11.74bn
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
(Apr-14)
9.18%
CPI Gen. - FY14
(Jul-Apr 14)
8.69%

Commodities
 
WTI (USD/bbl) 100.10
Gold Spot(USD/oz) 1,311.33
Cement (Rs./Bag) 518.94
Coal Spot(USD/ton) 75.75
Urea Fertilizer (Rs/bag) 1,830.08
DAP (Rs./bag) 1,888.87
KCA Cotton (Rs/mound) 6,400.00

 

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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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