Economy

  Rupee further strengthens against dollar, trades under Rs98

KARACHI: The Dollar further plunged to Rs98.10 in interbank and Rs98.00 in the open market. On Wednesday, the dollar witnessed Rs2.40 decease in the open market. Dealers said the dollar reached under Rs99 after eight and a half months. The continued ...

  Oil prices ease in Asian trade

SINGAPORE: Oil prices fell in Asian trade Wednesday ahead of the weekly US stockpiles report that will give an indication of demand in the world´s biggest economy. New York´s main contract, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for April delivery dipped 47 c...

  Economy witnessed upward trend in last eight months: Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said owing to the incumbent government’s policies Pakistan’s economy witnessed upward trend during last eight months. The Finance Minister was giving an overview of government's eight month performance in eco...

  ECC decides to purchase 8mn tonnes of wheat

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has decided to purchase 8 million tonnes of wheat from the farmers for the upcoming season, media reported. The meeting of ECC was held under the chair of Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar here on Tue...

  Former PEMRA chairman arrested over illegal appointments

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Tuesday arrested former acting chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Abdul Jabbar over allegedly illegal appointments and embezzlements. The FIA official said that three more ...

  Bank Alfalah's ICCI Branch inaugurated

Bank Alfalah’s branch inaugurated in IslamabadAlfalah playing worthy role in Pakistan’s developmentIslamabad:Vice President FPCCI Munawar Mughal inaugurated Bank Alfalah’s G-8 Branch located in the building of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Indust...

  Paul Smith design outdated: Peshawari chappal makers

PESHAWAR: A new sandal from designer Paul Smith based on a traditional Pakistani style has amused shopkeepers in its “hometown” Peshawar — both for its $500 price tag and what they say is its outdated look. Pakistan’s chattering classes took to socia...

  Hong Kong stocks open 0.14 percent lower

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks dipped 0.14 percent on Tuesday, extending the previous day´s losses, following a negative lead from Wall Street. The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 30.32 points to 22,234.61....

  Crude rebounds in Asia but weak China trade weighs

SINGAPORE: Oil rebounded in Asian trade Tuesday but analysts said prices remained weighed down by weaker-than-expected Chinese trade data, analysts said. New York´s main contract, West Texas Intermediate for April delivery, was up four cents to $101....

  Rupee gains ground against US dollar

KARACHI: The Pakistani rupee continues to gain ground against the US dollar. Currency dealers have projected that the US dollar will be valued under Rs100. According to Forex dealers, the US dollar depreciated by Rs1.12 at the start of trading and wa...

  KSE hits all-time high as institutions, strong rupee build rally

KARACHI: Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) hit another all-time high of 27,176 points on Monday as institutions went berserk over bluechips, media reported. The benchmark KSE 100-Index rose by 1.06 percent, or 284.03 points. According to dealers, oil stoc...

  PM Nawaz announces Rs1 billion in aid for Thar

MITHI: An aid package worth Rs1 billion has been announced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the drought-affected people of Tharparkar district. The announcement was made during a briefing by the district administration to the prime minister on the ...

  Estonia expresses interest in Pakistan’s energy, ICT sectors

Islamabad:Special Representative of Estonia to Pakistan Mr. Vaino Reinart on Monday expressed keen interest in Pakistan’s energy and Information and communications technology (ICT) sectors which have great investment potential.Pakistan is emerging as...

  'One Pound Fish' singer indicted for fraud

LAHORE: A banking court in Lahore has indicted ‘One Pound Fish’ singer Shahid Nazir for fraud. The singer has been summoned by the court on April 9. The banking court heard the case pertaining to a Rs6 million cheque written by Nazir which bounced. T...

  Malik Riaz announces Rs0.5mn each for victims’ heirs

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Bahria Town Malik Riaz Hussain has announced Rs500,000 each for the families of children died of starvation in Tharparkar, media reported. Malik Riaz has demanded of the Sindh government to immediately provide the list of v...

  PM Nawaz refuses lunch during Mithi visit

MITHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif refused to have lunch during his visit to Thar, media reported on Monday. Sources said the prime minister, on the occasion, directed the concerned officials to use for the welfare of affectees the amount that was be...

  Asian shares slip after weak China, Japan data

HONG KONG: Asian markets tumbled on Monday following a surprisingly poor batch of economic data out of China, while revised Japanese figures showed 2013 growth was slower than expected. The losses came after healthy gains on most bourses last week an...

  CNG stations in Sindh shut for 24 hours

KARACHI: All CNG stations in Sindh including Karachi would remain shut for 24 hours effective from Monday 8 AM to Tuesday 8 AM. According to Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), the shutdown is compliance with the sector-wise priority order for gas load ...

  Oil prices ease

SINGAPORE: Oil prices eased in Asian trade Monday as weak Chinese trade data stoked concerns over demand in the world´s top energy consumer, analysts said. New York´s main contract, West Texas Intermediate for April delivery, was down nine cents at $...

  Oil production touches 90 000 barrel per day

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources is effectively pursuing policies to explore indigenous hydrocarbon resources for mitigating energy crisis jacking up the country's oil production to 90 000 barrel per day. The government is g...


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