Pakistan Stock Exchange – KSE100
KSE – 100 witnessed a significant recovery during the last week as it gained more than 2240 points in the week. Settling down of political turmoil, attractive stock values, PM’s announcement on a KSE – 100 Fund and positive earnings helped the market recover.
Pakistan Exchange is beginning to show signs of healthy recovery as it progresses upwards after a 3 month long hammering.
The KSE-100 gained a total of 2240 points during the week, opening at 39846 points on Monday and subsequently closing on 42087 points on Friday.
Banks/DFIs, Brokers, Companies and Insurance Cos were net buyers throughout the week whereas Foreign Corporates, Individuals and Mutual Funds offloaded their positions in the market.
Cement, Fertilizer, and Technology were the pick of investors during the week however Commercial Banks, Oil & Gas Exploration Cos., Oil & Gas Marketing Cos. and Textile composite couldn’t garner much interest.
Foreign reserves held by
Oct 13, 2017
Oct 06, 2017
State Bank of Pakistan
Net Foreign Reserves Held by Banks
Total Liquid Foreign Reserves
During the week ending 13 October 2017, SBP’s reserves increased by US$ 370 million to US$ 14,158 million, due to official flows.
Weekly Sensitive Price Indicator up by 0.46% from last week (12-10-17). Whereas, year-on-year change was +2.21% during the year.
Sensitive Price Indicator
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The weekly SPI is computed with base year of 2007-08=100 covers from 17 urban centers and 53 essential items for all income groups/quintiles. Of the items covered, average prices of 14 items registered an increase whereas average prices of the 9 items registered a decrease.
Weekly Oil Prices – WTI & BRENT
Oil seems to have found a relative bottom after the declines over the past few weeks, with WTI firming up at the $50-per-barrell level. Tensions in the middle-east combined with growing confidence on the likelihood of an CPEC extension, has very few analysts seeing a downside risk. Still, prices showed some weakness on Thursday and Friday, and benchmark prices are set to post a loss on the week.
Weekly WTI Prices
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BRENT Last month