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RECORDER REPORT LAHORE: Pakistan Mutthida Kisan Mahaz (PMKM) claimed here on Friday that wheat prices in the open market have crossed Rs.900 per maund as a result of its efforts to press the provincial and Federal governments to expedite their procurement exercise and ensure payment to the farmers at the government announced support price besides transportation charges. PMKM Chief Ayub Khan Mayo in a statement said that the Chief Minister Punjab had directed his team to work in collaboration with the growers' organisations to effectively and smoothly run the wheat procurement drive. However, he said that growers adopted a strategy to keep the stocks of wheat at home and not to dispose it off but at the government announced rates. He said this strategy has resulted in stabilisation rather upward trend is being witnessed in wheat prices in the open market. He said his party has appointed its various members including Sardar Murad ...

RECORDER REPORT KARACHI: A bearish trend continued on the Karachi share market due to selling by local investors and the benchmark KSE-100 index declined by 189.70 points to close at 14,230.49 points. The foreign investors’ interest however continued and they remained net buyers of shares worth 0.81 million dollars. Due to less participation of local retail investors, trading activities also remained low as the volumes at ready counter further reduced to 236.945 million shares as compared to 268.853 ...
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE-10) here on Friday witnessed bearish trend as the index was down by 7.46 points to close at 2813.89 as compared to the previous day's trading. Stock Analyst, M.M Hassan told that the market remained under the pressure because of the profit taking by the jobbers. He said that the power sector among all stocks had performed well because the government was going to clear the circular debt. "HUBCO, Kot Addu Power, Nishat Power ...
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE-10) here on Thursday witnessed bearish trend as the index was down by 35.16 points to close at 2868.99 as compared to the previous day's trading. Talking to APP, Stock Analyst, Sadiq said that the technical correction was seemed in the local stock markets after consecutive bullish trend since many days. "Moreover, the activity in the market remained normal especially in the power sector due to news of resolving circular debt by the ...
RECORDER REPORT KARACHI: On Wednesday, BRIndex30 opened at 10,828.92. It touched an intraday high of 11,000.33 and an intraday low of 10,822.48 and closed at 10,996.56 which was 167.64 points or 1.55 percent higher than previous close. Total volume was 241,726,837, which was 75.8 percent of KSE All share volume and 94.18 percent of KSE 100 volume. The KSE All Share volume was 318,885,605 and KSE 100 volume was 256,669,032. BR Tech. & Comm. Index closed at ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,778.15 2.43
Arrow Nasdaq 4,748.40 2.24
Arrow S&P 2,061.23 2.40
Arrow FTSE 6,466.00 2.04
Arrow DAX 9,811.06 2.79
Arrow CAC-40 4,249.49 3.35
Arrow Nikkei 17,210.05 2.32
Arrow H.Seng 22,832.21 1.09
Arrow Sensex 27,126.57 1.56

ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 18, 2014
Reserves $14.04 bln