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RECORDER REPORT: KSE mid day update KARACHI: On Friday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 30843.58 with a positive change of 16.13 and volume of 29,553,160 shares.High and Low were 30909.65 and 30756.22 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 58,319,700 shares with 280 total traded companies out of which 97 were up, 166 were down and 17 were unchanged.Fixed Line Telecommunication was the top traded sector with total traded volume of 15,153,000 shares. It was followed by Construction and Materials (Cement) with a total traded volume of 6,559,900 shares.The three top traded companies were WorldCall Telecom with a volume of 14,582,500 and price per share of 1.89 (0.25), K-Electric Ltd. with a volume 3,246,000 of price per share of 8.78 (0.13), Sui South Gas with a volume 2,852,500 of price per share of 37.70 (0.15).The top three advancers were Colgate Palmolive with price per share 1885.91 (89.80), Pak Suzuki with price per share ...

32 terrorists killed in Tirrah PESHAWAR: At least 32 more terrorists were killed by Pakistan army in Tirrah Valley of Khyber Agency near Pak-Afghan border as war on terror gets a new fervour after Peshawar Attack.According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a group of terrorists was moving from Tirrah towards Pak-Afghan border. Security forces ambushed the moving group at Wurmagai and Spurkot.Thirty-two terrorists were killed in exchange of fire. Three security forces personnel were also injured. Fleeing terrorists left behind ...
PM chairs high-level security meeting at GHQ ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday visited the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi and chaired a high-level meeting on national security.The meeting, attended by Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and senior military officials, discussed current security situation in the country.The meeting also focused on the ongoing Zarb-e-Azb operation and the future course of action following the recent attack of terrorists at a school in Peshawar that killed more than 140 persons, ...
China total GDP revised up 3.4pc in 2013: govt BEIJING: China's gross domestic product (GDP) turned out to be 3.4 percent larger last year than originally announced, the government said Friday after a national survey -- a revision equal to about the size of Malaysia's economy. The world's second biggest economy was valued at 58.80 trillion yuan ($9.5 trillion currently) in 2013, the National Bureau of statistics (NBS) said in a statement, quoting a survey of 70 million businesses across the country. The amount ...
Up to 11 dead in Japan snow storms TOKYO: Up to 11 people are now reported to have died in a winter snow storm gripping much of Japan, as forecasters on Friday warned bad weather would continue.Northern and central parts of Japan have been lashed by strong winds that have dumped huge quantities of snow over the last few days, disrupting travel and cutting off isolated communities.The Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper said 11 people were known to have died, including two people -- a ...
IMF approves $1.05 billion in latest Pakistan loan ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund announced Thursday that it had approved the release of $1.05 billion for Pakistan, the fifth instalment of a $6.6 billion loan to the crash-strapped nation.The IMF said it had approved release of the new funds after a review of Pakistan's economic performance."Macroeconomic conditions are improving, but significant risks to the recovery remain," IMF first deputy managing director David Lipton said in a statement."The measures taken by the authorities to address ...


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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