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SELLING

US Dollar 59.9 60
Bahrain Dinar 158 158.1
Canadian $ 50.85 50.95
Euro 70.75 70.85
Hong Kong $ 7.65 7.7
Japanese Yen 0.508 0.51
Kuwaiti Dinar 204 204.1
UK Pound 103.7 103.8
Last updated: Friday 23 Dec, 2005-12.30 P.M (PST)

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3 DAYS FORECAST
In oC

CITIES MIN MAX

HUM%

FOR.

KARACHI
Today 12 26 38 Sunny
Tomorrow 11 27 38 Sunny
Day after 11 28 38 Sunny
LAHORE
Today 1 20 87 Sunny
Tomorrow 2 20 87 Sunny
Day after 2 21 87 Sunny
ISLAMABAD
Today 0 18 59 Sunny
Tomorrow 0 18 59 Sunny
Day after 0 21 59 Sunny
HUM%: Humidity In %
FOR.: Weather Forecast
updated: Fri - Sun 23-25 Dec, 2005

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KARACHI         - 021 LAHORE          - 042 ISLAMABAD    - 051 FAISALABAD   - 041 MULTAN          - 061 PESHAWAR    - 0521 CANADA          - 1 KUWAIT           - 965 INDIA               - 91 IRAN                - 98 U.K                   - 44 U.A.E                - 971 U.S.A                - 1

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 PAGE INDEX

By ATIF ALI
Updated Dec 24, 2005

PAKISTAN MARKET INDICATORS

 

   

Friday
18-Nov

Friday
25-Nov

Friday
2-Dec

Friday
9-Dec

Friday
16-Dec

Friday
23-Dec

Dollar

Buying

59.95

60.06

60.12

60.15

60.15

60

Selling

60.05

60.13

60.16

60.2

60.2

60.05

Pound

Buying

102.85

103.1

103.5

104.6

106.15

103.9

Selling

102.95

103.2

103.6

104.7

106.25

104

Euro

Buying

69.8

70.4

70.5

70.55

72

70.6

Selling

69.9

70.5

70.6

70.65

72.1

70.7

Canadian $

Buying

50.05

50.8

51.15

51.5

51.65

50.9

Selling

50.15

50.9

51.25

51.6

51.75

51

Jap Yen

Buying

0.5

0.502

0.498

0.496

0.513

0.506

Selling

0.502

0.504

0.5

0.498

0.515

0.507

HK $

Buying

7.7

7.65

7.7

7.7

7.72

7.68

Selling

7.8

7.7

7.75

7.75

7.77

7.73

Singapore $

Buying

35

35.2

35.3

35.45

35.75

35.6

Selling

35.1

35.3

35.4

35.55

35.85

35.7

Malaysian Ringgit

Buying

15.75

15.75

15.8

15.8

15.8

15.75

Selling

15.85

15.8

15.85

15.85

15.85

15.8

UAE Dirham

Buying

16.29

16.28

16.3

16.32

16.32

16.93

Selling

16.34

16.32

16.34

16.37

16.37

16.32

Saudi Riyal

Buying

15.93

15.93

15.95

15.98

15.98

15.93

Selling

15.98

15.97

15.98

16.03

16.03

15.97

Kuwaiti Dinar

Buying

204.2

204.2

204.7

205

204.65

204.35

Selling

204.3

204.3

204.8

205.1

204.75

204.45

Indian Rupee

Buying

1.35

1.35

1.34

1.33

1.34

1.34

Selling

1.4

1.38

1.37

1.37

1.37

1.37

 


 

EXPORTS & IMPORTS AND BALANCE OF TRADE

PERIOD

EXPORTS (F.O.B.)

IMPORTS (C.I.F.)

BALANCE OF TRADE

VALUE

CUMULATIVE

GROWTH RATE

VALUE

CUMULATIVE

GROWTH RATE

4-Nov

909

5,391.60

-8.9

1,476.90

7,243.90

1.4

-568

4-Dec

1,130.00

6,521.60

24.3

1,673.70

8,917.60

13.3

-543.7

5-Jan

1,148.20

7,669.80

1.6

1,610.30

10,527.90

-3.8

-462.1

5-Feb

1,166.10

8,835.90

1.6

1,783.00

12,310.90

10.7

-616.9

5-Mar

1,346.80

10,182.70

15.5

2,135.20

14,446.10

19.8

-788.4

5-Apr

1,297.90

11,480.60

-3.6

1,902.60

16,348.70

10.9

-604.7

5-May

1,378.20

12,858.80

6.2

2,019.80

18,368.50

6.2

-641.6

5-Jun

1,532.20

14,391.00

11.2

2,229.60

20,598.10

10.4

-697.4

5-Jul

1,269.30

1,269.30

-17.2

1,996.30

1,996.30

10.5

-726.9

Aug-05 P

1,408.20

2,677.50

10.9

2,234.70

4,231.00

11.9

-826.5

Sep-05 P

1,499.30

4,176.90

6.5

2,322.40

6,553.40

3.9

-823.1

Oct-05 P

1,329.30

5,506.20

-11.3

2,327.50

8,880.90

0.2

-998.2

Nov-05 P

1,120.20

6,626.40

-15.7

2,299.70

11,180.60

-1.2

-,179.40

 


 

Date

100
share
-Index

Market Capital-
ization
(Billion)

Volume Leader

Leader Volume
(Million Shares)

Total Volume
(Million shares)

Active

Plus

Minus

uncha-
nged

Friday 25-nov

9,064.39 2,590.507

DGK CEMENT

61.912 502.050 367 157 159 51

Friday 02-dec

9,226.41 2,644.094 OGDC 49.405 384.716 356 215 110 31

Friday 09-dec

9,431.81 2,709.888 BOP 36.641 382.807 387 213 131 43

Friday 16-dec

9,514.83 2,734.197 NBP 54.508 417.601 391 175 179 37

Friday 23-dec

9,419.47 2,722.744 OGDC 30.942 354..668 394 268 200 29

 


 

INTERNATIONAL MARKET INDICATORS

 

ENERGY, ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION

RANK

COUNTRY

AMOUNT

#1

China

1,312,000,000,000 kWh

#2

Japan

964,200,000,000 kWh

#3

Russia

773,000,000,000 kWh

#4

Germany

506,800,000,000 kWh

#5

Canada

504,400,000,000 kWh

#6

India

497,200,000,000 kWh

#7

France

415,300,000,000 kWh

#8

Brazil

335,900,000,000 kWh

#9

Italy

289,100,000,000 kWh

#10

Korea, South

270,300,000,000 kWh

#11

Mexico

186,700,000,000 kWh

#12

Australia

184,400,000,000 kWh

#13

Poland

118,800,000,000 kWh

#14

Iran

115,900,000,000 kWh

#15

Norway

115,300,000,000 kWh

#16

Saudi Arabia

113,800,000,000 kWh

#17

Netherlands

99,420,000,000 kWh

#18

Indonesia

89,080,000,000 kWh

#19

Belgium

78,180,000,000 kWh

#20

Finland

76,180,000,000 kWh

#21

Ecuador

69,960,000,000 kWh

#22

Egypt

69,960,000,000 kWh

#23

Malaysia

68,400,000,000 kWh

#24

Pakistan

62,270,000,000 kWh

#25

Cze.Republic

55,600,000,000 kWh

 


 

ENERGY, OIL RESERVES

RANK

COUNTRY

AMOUNT

#1

Saudi Arabia

261,700,000,000 barrels

#2

Iraq

113,800,000,000 barrels

#3

Kuwait

97,680,000,000 barrels

#4

Iran

94,390,000,000 barrels

#8

China

26,750,000,000 barrels

#10

Qatar

14,510,000,000 barrels

#14

Indonesia

7,083,000,000 barrels

#15

Oman

5,703,000,000 barrels

#17

Canada

5,112,000,000 barrels

#18

India

4,330,000,000 barrels

#19

Malaysia

3,729,000,000 barrels

#20

Australia

3,664,000,000 barrels

#21

Egypt

3,308,000,000 barrels

#22

Kazakhstan

2,709,000,000 barrels

#31

Azerbaijan

589,000,000 barrels

#32

Italy

586,600,000 barrels

#37

Germany

327,300,000 barrels

#38

Pakistan

297,100,000 barrels

#42

Philippines

164,000,000 barrels

#43

France

144,300,000 barrels

#44

Bahrain

125,000,000 barrels

#50

New Zealand

89,620,000 barrels

#51

Netherlands

88,060,000 barrels

#55

Japan

29,290,000 barrels

#56

Bangladesh

28,450,000 barrels

 


 

WORLD COMMODITY PRICES

PETROLEUM PRICES ($/BBL)

.

THIS WEEK

LAST WEEK

% CHANGE

Nymex Crude

58.15

59.84

-2.824197861

IPE Crude

56.5

59.2

-4.560810811

Dated Brent

55.71

58.62

-4.964176049

WTI Cushing

58.03

59.99

-3.267211202

NATURAL GAS ($/MMBTU)

 

THIS WEEK

LAST WEEK

% CHANGE

Nymex Henry Hub

12.68

13.58

-6.627393225

Henry Hub

13.05

14.05

-7.117437722

New York City Gate

13.55

15.07

-10.0862641

 


 

COMMODITY

 

UNITS

PRICES THIS WEEK

PRICES LAST WEEK

%CHANGE IN PRICE

SUGAR #11

lbs

14.5

13.87

4.5421774

HEATING OIL

Gallon

173.65

177.47

-2.152476

NATURAL GAS

MMBtu

12.68

13.58

-6.627393

CRUDE OIL

Barrel

58.15

59.84

-2.824198

PLATINUM

Troy ounce

962.1

NaN

NaN

SILVER

Troy ounce

8.85

8.525

3.8123167

COPPER

lbs

202.9

212.75

-4.629847

GOLD

Oz

506.2

495.2

2.2213247

WHEAT

(CBT)bu

330.75

319.5

3.5211268

COTTON

lbs

54.14

53.01

2.1316733

COFFEE 'C'

lbs

102.8

97.85

5.0587634

CORN

bu

212.5

205

3.6585366

COCOA

Ton

1478

1468

0.6811989

 


 

DAY

DJIA index

Nasdaq index

S&P index

FTSE index

DAX index

CAC-40 index

Nikkei index

H.Seng index

Sensex index

Friday 18-nov

10,720.22

2,220.46

1,242.80

5,460.10

5,099.72

4,523.18

14,411.79

14,787.98

8,649.52

Friday 25-nov

10,916.09

2,259.98

1,265.61

5,511.00

5,187.98

4,586.84

14,742.58

15,084.39

8,744.04

Friday 2-dec

10,912.57

2,267.17

1,264.67

5,486.10

5,266.55

4,636.46

15,421.60

15,068.03

8,944.78

Friday 9-dec

10,755.12

2,246.46

1,255.84

5,531.10

5,288.75

4,669.93

1,518,336

14,879.16

8,906.31

Friday 16-dec

10,881.67

2,260.63

1,270.94

5,495.30

5,295.82

4,673.14

15,254.44

15059.02

9,170.40

Friday 23-dec

10,889.44

2,246.49

1,268.12

5,597.00

5,398.28

4,751.96

15,941.37

15,182.53

9,372.30

 


 
 

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