Markets: Eerie calm

Markets: Eerie calm

it is not clear when market sentiment can change; as in the past, it can be quite sudden.
At a turn and yet not

At a turn and yet not

RBI could be tempted to cut policy rate to support growth at its bi-monthly review.

Pakistani stocks end lower; rupee weakens; o/n rates flat

Jan 27 2014, 20:29 IST
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Pakistan's main stock exchange closed lower on Monday with the benchmark 100 share index of the Karachi Stock Exchange falling 1.23 percent. Reuters Pakistan's main stock exchange closed lower on Monday with the benchmark 100 share index of the Karachi Stock Exchange falling 1.23 percent. Reuters
SummaryOvernight rates in the money market remained flat at 10.00 percent...

Pakistan's main stock exchange closed lower on Monday with the benchmark 100 share index of the Karachi Stock Exchange falling 1.23 percent, or 332.29 points, to 26,670.60.

Follow through impact of the global sell off was felt at the local bourse, resulting in the benchmark index declining. Major selling was seen in index heavy weights like Oil and Gas Development Co Ltd, Muslim Commercial Bank Ltd, Engro Corporation Ltd, dealer Asad Siddiqui at Toplinesaid.

Oil and Gas Development Co Ltd fell 2.16 percent to 273.50 rupees while Engro Corporation Ltd was down 3.32 percent to 173.60 rupees.

The rupee ended weaker 105.50/105.56 against the dollar compared to Friday's close of 105.45/105.50.

Overnight rates in the money market remained flat at 10.00 percent.

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