BR Research - Stocks

PSX: bear spell or existential angst

PSX: bear spell or existential angst

Equity prices at Pakistan Stock Exchange have been depressing for a long time now. Last week was no different. Trading volume on Thursday hit its...

Are stocks facing Buridan’s Ass paradox?

Are stocks facing Buridan’s Ass paradox?

A crucial week was expected for equities at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) last week. Market action during the week didn’t betray those expectations. The...

A crucial week for PSX equities

A crucial week for PSX equities

At price-to-earning ratio of 6.8x and dividend yield of 8 percent compared to average regional P/E of 14.7x and dividend yield of 2.3 percent, equities...

Stocks rebound: a helium-balloon?

Stocks rebound: a helium-balloon?

What a week! The stock market had been gradually going down since late May 2017, losing about 23 percent by late-July 2018. Between July-end and...

Has KSE-100 found its bottom?

Has KSE-100 found its bottom?

The benchmark Pakistan Stock Exchange swung wildly yesterday. In early trade, the KSE-100 had hit its 52-week low of 32,352 points. But if day-end summaries...

KSE-100: heads I win, tails you lose

KSE-100: heads I win, tails you lose

The more things change, the more they stay the same. At the stock market too, status-quo has won; change has lost. The government is reportedly...

Game of nerves at PSX: the last episode?

Game of nerves at PSX: the last episode?

With Islamabad finally reaching an agreement with the IMF, there were many brimming with hope Monday morning that the KSE-100 would reverse its recent bearish...

Stocks: in hopes of quantum healing

Stocks: in hopes of quantum healing

Last week’s BR Research coverage on Pakistan’s stock market noted that while Baron Rothschild is famously known to have quipped that ‘the time to buy...

Pakistan’s equities: precariously cheap

Pakistan’s equities: precariously cheap

Third time’s charm! When the benchmark Pakistan Stock Exchange hit a new intra-day low of 36,136 points last week (23-Apr), some players thought the index...

Does the stock market need a bail out?

Does the stock market need a bail out?

The stock market people are at it again: they want a bail-out. Channel checks suggest that the bears have become all too unbearable for the...

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