KSE - Karachi Stock Exchange - The biggest and most liquid exchange of Pakistan.
Karachi is financial capital of Pakistan as KSE stock exchange was established on
September 18, 1947 and now become a Premier Stock exchange of Pakistan. KSE has
many Pakistani as well as overseas listings. Its current premises are situated on
Stock Exchange Road, in the heart of Karachi's Business District. KSE is the second
oldest stock exchange in South Asia. In 2002 KSE stock exchange was declared as
the "Best Performing Stock Market of the World" by Business Week and USA Today,
the US newspaper termed KSE Karachi Stock Exchange as one of the best performing
bourses in the world.
KSE objective is to become a leading financial institution, offering efficient,
fair, and transparent securities market in the region. Hamariweb.com Finance provides
kse 100 index, live Karachi stock exchange index, kse live rates, kse analysis,
data, stock price, announcements, and kse online trading. KSE is among with all
others advance stock exchange markets and has electronic trading system. KSE began
with a 50 shares index. As the market grew a representative index was needed. On
November 1, 1991 the KSE-100 was introduced and remains to this date the most generally
accepted measure of the Exchange. The KSE-100 is a capital weighted index and consists
of 100 companies representing about 86 percent of market capitalization of the Exchange.
It has 4 indices KSE 100, KSE 30, KSE all share index and KMI 30.
KSE is currently trading through an Electronic Trading System.
KSE is an Affiliate Member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).
KSE is Partnerships with Microsoft, Oracle and Unisys for I.T. infrastructure.
The KSE is one of Pakistan’s largest tax payer and in the fiscal year 2006- 2007
contributed over Rs. 4 billion towards the national exchequer.