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Chinese Bitcoin miners ‘not even in the mood to drink anymore’

23 Jun 2021 10:44:48 +0100

Many Bitcoin miners in China are down with the blues as Beijing forces several operations to go offline.

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Bank of Israel steps up CBDC efforts with reported tests on Ethereum

23 Jun 2021 10:40:09 +0100

The Bank of Israel has experimented with using Ethereum and nonfungible tokens for a pilot as part of its ongoing digital shekel research, a local report claims.

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Nasdaq Dubai rolls out trading for 3iQ’s Bitcoin Fund

23 Jun 2021 10:01:04 +0100

3iQ launched its Bitcoin Fund trading on Nasdaq Dubai after receiving regulatory clearance for a dual listing in April.

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UK regulator warns against 111 unregistered crypto companies... and FOMO

23 Jun 2021 05:13:46 +0100

The Financial Conduct Authority has warned U.K. consumers of dealing with 111 unregistered crypto firms, calling it “a very real risk.”

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Fireblocks faces lawsuit over deleted keys to $72M Ether wallet

23 Jun 2021 05:08:55 +0100

The crypto-custody firm claims that it was the client’s responsibility to back up the private keys.

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Brave takes aim at Google with privacy-protecting search engine beta

23 Jun 2021 03:35:41 +0100

Brave hopes users will want to search the web without being tracked.

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Bitcoin heading for worst quarter since start of 2018 bear market

23 Jun 2021 03:01:20 +0100

Bitcoin appears poised to post its second-weakest quarter since the start of 2014.

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Hedge fund that shorted GameStop closes as $1.13B GME stock offer completes

23 Jun 2021 02:36:34 +0100

GameStop has completed a stock offer worth nearly $1.13 billion to fund growth, while a hedge fund that incurred losses from shorting GME is closing down.

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US miner raises $105M to recycle waste coal into crypto

23 Jun 2021 01:51:28 +0100

Stronghold Digital Mining has raised more than $100 million in two private placements supporting its model for sustainable Bitcoin mining.

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SEC delays decision on Valkyrie Bitcoin ETF

23 Jun 2021 11:08:08 +0100

Valkyrie Digital Assets filed with the SEC for listing its Bitcoin ETF on the New York Stock Exchange in January.

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3 reasons why Solana bounced harder than Bitcoin and Ethereum

23 Jun 2021 11:57:38 +0100

The 14th largest cryptocurrency by market cap jumped by more than 55% after bottoming out at $20.14 on Tuesday.

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Chinese crypto mining firm Canaan sets up shop in Kazakhstan amid crackdown

23 Jun 2021 11:59:18 +0100

Canaan has started mining Bitcoin with its latest Avalon Miner units in Kazakhstan after setting up a service center in the country earlier this month.

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Hodlers see opportunity in Bitcoin price crash, CoinShares exec says

23 Jun 2021 13:02:10 +0100

Meltem Demirors believes that the current Bitcoin price drop is a correction, and it is weeding out the paper hands.

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BIS optimistic about central bank digital currencies

23 Jun 2021 14:01:38 +0100

The central bank of central banks says CBDCs are necessary for maintaining the status quo of the legacy financial system.

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3 reasons why Solana bounced harder than Bitcoin and Ethereum

23 Jun 2021 11:57:38 +0100

The 14th-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization jumped by more than 55% after bottoming out at $20.14 on Tuesday.

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Bitmain reportedly suspends Bitcoin miner orders amid booming secondhand supply

23 Jun 2021 14:33:35 +0100

By postponing the sales, Bitmain aims to help miners exiting the industry get better prices for mining equipment.

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Bitcoin price ‘very near bottom’ with $30K dip, says bullish institutional report

23 Jun 2021 09:35:10 +0100

Stack Funds draws attention to this week’s $2.3-billion Bitcoin options expiry, with a potential change in sentiment coming thereafter.

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Bitcoin holds $34K as Bloomberg likens $30K support to $4K in 2020 BTC price crash

23 Jun 2021 14:43:43 +0100

Long-term outlooks remain bullish but traders are not ruling out more pain first.

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Bitcoin holds $34K as Bloomberg likens $30K support to $4K in 2020 BTC price crash

23 Jun 2021 14:43:43 +0100

Long-term outlooks remain bullish, but traders are not ruling out more pain first.

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Oil jumps to over 2-year high on US inventories

23 Jun 21 13:39:29 +0500

Brent crude has gained more than 45% this year, supported by OPEC supply cuts

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Will regulation adapt to crypto, or crypto to regulation? Experts answer

23 Jun 2021 15:25:00 +0100

Here’s what crypto and blockchain industry experts think about the regulatory dilemma related to cryptocurrency.

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Spanish court rules John McAfee can be extradited to the United States

23 Jun 2021 15:18:03 +0100

Lawyers will have the opportunity to appeal the court’s decision and local lawmakers will need to approve the extradition before it is final.

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Bitcoin fund launches on Dubai bourse in Mideast first

23 Jun 2021 19:21:00 +0500

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FTX becomes official crypto sponsor of MLB

23 Jun 2021 16:05:00 +0100

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and CEO of FTX and Alameda Research, announced the new partnership on Wednesday.

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DeFi and NFT crossover project Aavegotchi releases ‘Gotchiverse’ litepaper

23 Jun 2021 16:04:39 +0100

DeFi-powered NFTs are headed to the metaverse in a yield farming-meets-Pac Man mashup.

CoinTelegraph
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Market watch: Bearish spell persists at PSX for third day

23 Jun 21 15:04:58 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index falls 86.44 points to settle at 47,900.70

Tribune
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FTX becomes official crypto sponsor of MLB

23 Jun 2021 16:05:00 +0100

Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and CEO of FTX and Alameda Research, announced the new partnership on Wednesday.

CoinTelegraph
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Sindh CNG stations shut down for a week starting today

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 16:07:00 +0500

Sui Southern Gas Company announces closure of CNG stations in Sindh; they now open on Tuesday, June 29

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Oil rises above $75 on strong demand outlook

Tue, 22 Jun 21 12:27:02 +0500

OPEC+ in discussion on gradual increase of oil output from August

Tribune
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Bitcoin sinks below $30,000 as China crackdown deepens

Tue, 22 Jun 21 14:10:58 +0500

Cryptocurrency dipped nearly 30% last week, almost wiping out gains for the year-to-date

Tribune
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Market watch: KSE-100 inches down in volatile trading

Tue, 22 Jun 21 14:42:21 +0500

Benchmark index falls 25.38 points to settle at 47,987.14

Tribune
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PM appoints Noor Ahmed as ADB ED

Tue, 22 Jun 21 20:51:25 +0500

Economic Affairs Division secretary was picked from panel of six bureaucrats

Tribune
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LNG terminal dry-docking to cost $40 million

Tue, 22 Jun 21 20:54:08 +0500

Country may face energy crisis if Engro LNG terminal goes on dry-docking after June 30

Tribune
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Sindh cabinet clears Mines and Minerals Act 2021

Tue, 22 Jun 21 20:53:02 +0500

Law will help regulate mining sector, remove bottlenecks

Tribune
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Emergency steps help maintain food supply

Tue, 22 Jun 21 20:50:06 +0500

As Covid spread, countries created green lanes for cross-border food transport

Tribune
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Global supermarkets pay 123% higher dividend

Tue, 22 Jun 21 20:46:28 +0500

Spike comes due to no lockdown restrictions on essential services

Tribune
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Gilgit to be next agricultural hub

Tue, 22 Jun 21 20:37:44 +0500

PM aide says under PM’s agri plan we will completely eliminate soybean imports

Tribune
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Bitcoin drops below $30,000 on China crackdown

Tue, 22 Jun 21 20:48:44 +0500

World’s largest cryptocurrency falls to $28,600, its lowest since early January

Tribune
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Rupee weakens against dollar

Tue, 22 Jun 21 20:57:40 +0500

Closes at Rs158.1 in the inter-bank market

Tribune
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Bitcoin price bounces to $33K but analysts say ‘it’s too early’ to call a bottom

22 Jun 2021 23:45:28 +0100

Dip buyers stepped in as Bitcoin price fell to $29,000 but analysts caution that China’s crackdown on BTC mining and a lack of buy volume mean the crypto market has not found a bottom yet.

CoinTelegraph
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Institutional exchange launches crypto debit card

22 Jun 2021 21:11:00 +0100

Touted for its ability to allow users to

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Bad call? Bitfinex bears closed a block of Bitcoin shorts before the drop below $32K

22 Jun 2021 20:00:13 +0100

Bitcoin short positions at Bitfinex soared as BTC price dropped below $40,000, so why did the majority of them close before the largest part of the correction?

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ICO issuer charged with fraud by SEC for selling unregistered security

22 Jun 2021 19:45:00 +0100

U.S. securities regulators are still going after ICO cheats from the 2017-18 bull market. Initial coin offerings raised tens of billions of dollars during the last major cryptocurrency bull market.

CoinTelegraph
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MicroStrategy stock tanks with Bitcoin as S&P 500, Nasdaq rally

22 Jun 2021 19:19:15 +0100

MSTR shares declined by as much as 12% on Tuesday as the broader U.S. stock market showed signs of strength.

CoinTelegraph
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Blockchain Capital secures $300M funding from PayPal, Visa

22 Jun 2021 18:00:00 +0100

Blockchain Capital has attracted investment from PayPal, Visa, and other investors to the tune of $300 million for its Fund V LP.

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Bitcoin price clings to $32K as on-chain metrics hint at further downside

22 Jun 2021 17:42:19 +0100

China’s continued crackdown on Bitcoin mining and OTC transactions, along with prolonged technical weakness, triggered BTC’s drop to a 6-month low.

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Biden nominee for Treasury Dept will prioritize crypto regulation

22 Jun 2021 17:17:11 +0100

Brian Nelson said he would push for implementation of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020,

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With crypto mining banned in Iran, local authorities seize 7K rigs

22 Jun 2021 17:15:00 +0100

The police chief of Tehran said authorities had raided 50 locations across the Iranian capital in the last 48 hours, discovering 3,000 illegally operating crypto miners.

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Norwegian FSA sees urgent need for crypto investor protection

22 Jun 2021 16:45:00 +0100

Norway’s Financial Supervisory Authority says it only supervises crypto companies for money laundering.

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Powers On... El Salvador is the unlikely leader for sovereign adoption of Bitcoin as national currency

22 Jun 2021 15:57:55 +0100

The question is not whether Bitcoin will be the future of money; the question is how, where and when it will be the future of money.

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A ‘seismic mining shift’ may be driving Bitcoin price below $30K: Report

22 Jun 2021 15:07:46 +0100

The benchmark cryptocurrency slipped briefly under the $29,500-level on June 22 as a Glassnode report indicated the possibility of miner capitulation in China.

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Germany commemorates Euro 2020 soccer team with NFTs

22 Jun 2021 14:07:00 +0100

The German Football Association will create player NFT cards that can be used in Sorare’s Global Fantasy Football game.

CoinTelegraph
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Cointelegraph Consulting: A review of SushiSwap roll-outs

22 Jun 2021 13:44:00 +0100

With SushiSwap growing in adoption through multi-chain strategy, data reveals signs of a fundamental shift for its major network.

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Bitcoin drops below $30K to 6-month lows: Watch these next price support levels

22 Jun 2021 13:36:19 +0100

Downward selling pressure sees Bitcoin swiftly take out $30,000 support as Binance users report technical difficulties.

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DeFi hub Karura emerges as first Kusama parachain slot auction winner

22 Jun 2021 13:30:47 +0100

Polkadot’s canary network, Kusama, is set to see decentralized finance hub Karura become the first parachain.

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UN sees blockchain technology as tool to fight climate crisis

22 Jun 2021 12:41:40 +0100

The U.N. will keep exploring the uses of blockchain technology to improve the reliability of data on harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

CoinTelegraph
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Sindh CNG stations shut down for a week starting today

22 Jun 2021 16:07:00 +0500

Sui Southern Gas Company announces closure of CNG stations in Sindh; they now open on Tuesday, June 29

TheNews
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PM appoints Noor Ahmed as ADB ED

22 Jun 21 20:51:25 +0500

Economic Affairs Division secretary was picked from panel of six bureaucrats

Tribune
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LNG terminal dry-docking to cost $40 million

22 Jun 21 20:54:08 +0500

Country may face energy crisis if Engro LNG terminal goes on dry-docking after June 30

Tribune
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Sindh cabinet clears Mines and Minerals Act 2021

22 Jun 21 20:53:02 +0500

Law will help regulate mining sector, remove bottlenecks

Tribune
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Emergency steps help maintain food supply

22 Jun 21 20:50:06 +0500

As Covid spread, countries created green lanes for cross-border food transport

Tribune
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Global supermarkets pay 123% higher dividend

22 Jun 21 20:46:28 +0500

Spike comes due to no lockdown restrictions on essential services

Tribune
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Gilgit to be next agricultural hub

22 Jun 21 20:37:44 +0500

PM aide says under PM’s agri plan we will completely eliminate soybean imports

Tribune
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Bitcoin drops below $30,000 on China crackdown

22 Jun 21 20:48:44 +0500

World’s largest cryptocurrency falls to $28,600, its lowest since early January

Tribune
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Market watch: KSE-100 inches down in volatile trading

22 Jun 21 14:42:21 +0500

Benchmark index falls 25.38 points to settle at 47,987.14

Tribune
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Bitcoin sinks below $30,000 as China crackdown deepens

22 Jun 21 14:10:58 +0500

Cryptocurrency dipped nearly 30% last week, almost wiping out gains for the year-to-date

Tribune
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Oil rises above $75 on strong demand outlook

22 Jun 21 12:27:02 +0500

OPEC+ in discussion on gradual increase of oil output from August

Tribune
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Rupee weakens against dollar

22 Jun 21 20:57:40 +0500

Closes at Rs158.1 in the inter-bank market

Tribune
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Bitcoin tumbles 10% in wake of deepening China crackdown

Mon, 21 Jun 21 11:38:22 +0500

Falls as low as $32,094 to its lowest in 12 days, dragging smaller coins down

Tribune
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Oil prices firm on summer demand as Iran talks drag

Mon, 21 Jun 21 12:22:04 +0500

Crude oil also drawing support from forecasts of limited growth in US oil output

Tribune
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Market watch: Bourse loses 226 points on FATF concerns

Mon, 21 Jun 21 13:38:18 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index falls 0.47% to settle at 48,012.52

Tribune
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CCI approves electricity policy

Mon, 21 Jun 21 19:17:08 +0500

CCI also gave nod to launching a joint operation against electricity theft and recoveries

Tribune
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Pakistan’s electricity demand rises up to 20%

Mon, 21 Jun 21 20:55:26 +0500

Minister claims growth of circular debt has been reduced by Rs200b this year

Tribune
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FBR under fire for tax notices

Mon, 21 Jun 21 20:45:59 +0500

Senate panel criticises board for sending notices with fine surpassing sales

Tribune
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Govt to float bonds to raise Rs1.8tr

Mon, 21 Jun 21 20:52:21 +0500

Seeks cabinet’s approval to pledge major airports and road network as collateral

Tribune
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Businessmen demand uninterrupted gas supply

Mon, 21 Jun 21 20:58:01 +0500

Fear Pakistan’s exports will suffer if gas shortage persists

Tribune
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Rupee drops to 157.51, gold shines

Mon, 21 Jun 21 20:54:09 +0500

Currency depreciates in inter-bank market as IMF delays sixth review

Tribune
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Bitcoin tumbles 10% in wake of deepening China crackdown

Mon, 21 Jun 21 20:49:49 +0500

Falls as low as $32,094 to its lowest in 12 days, dragging smaller coins down

Tribune
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Cabinet members question USC performance

Mon, 21 Jun 21 20:48:35 +0500

Stress on automation of organisation to curtail corrupt practices

Tribune
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Country’s food imports up by 24%

Sun, 20 Jun 21 06:48:01 +0500

Wheat worth Rs157.78b imported during between July and May

Tribune
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Understanding inflation problem

Sun, 20 Jun 21 17:26:45 +0500

To rein in inflation, govt needs to ensure stable exchange rate, steady money supply

Tribune
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Country needs a more realistic export strategy

Sun, 20 Jun 21 17:27:02 +0500

Strategy must be truly responsive to exploit export opportunities in global markets

Tribune
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Lagging behind in FDI race

Sun, 20 Jun 21 17:27:11 +0500

Flexible labour markets, less regulatory burden, better infrastructure will attract investors

Tribune
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Environment and economic growth

Sun, 20 Jun 21 17:27:25 +0500

Pakistan has adopted ambitious strategies for reversing decline in natural capital

Tribune
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Power sector: the regulatory discontent

Sun, 20 Jun 21 17:28:04 +0500

CPPA-G criticises capacity expansion plan due to its negative impact on tariff

Tribune
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GIZ, Power Division ink pact on energy project

Sat, 19 Jun 21 05:03:17 +0500

The company will conduct Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency project

Tribune
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FDI soars to 7-month high in May

Sat, 19 Jun 21 07:31:46 +0500

Inflows were 63% higher at $198.3m compared to $121m received last year

Tribune
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No agreement yet on new floating terminal

Sat, 19 Jun 21 07:49:57 +0500

CCOE fails to reach consensus as SNGPL fears disruption to gas supply

Tribune
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BOI chairman resigns

Sat, 19 Jun 21 08:02:29 +0500

Atif Bokhari is the third head who has left office in three years

Tribune
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Can maker looks to raise Rs3.3b through IPO

Sat, 19 Jun 21 08:28:45 +0500

Pakistan Aluminium Beverage Cans to offer 26% stake to investors

Tribune
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Bourse turns bullish with 81-point rise

Sat, 19 Jun 21 08:36:42 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index advances 0.17% to settle at 48,238.67

Tribune
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Govt raises paid-up capital of SLIC

Sat, 19 Jun 21 19:29:47 +0500

Also approves increase in share capital to meet requirement of UAE laws

Tribune
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PSX snaps five-week winning streak

Sat, 19 Jun 21 19:45:11 +0500

Lack of positive triggers, profit-taking by investors pull index lower

Tribune
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Power productions hits record high in May

Sat, 19 Jun 21 19:48:53 +0500

Increase comes on back of expansion in industrial outputs

Tribune
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Pakistan to halt import of agri commodities

Sat, 19 Jun 21 19:50:19 +0500

SAPM says food dashboard is being developed to monitor demand and supply situation

Tribune
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Experts seek end to tax on online marketplaces

Sat, 19 Jun 21 19:51:46 +0500

Say 17% tax will curb growth of the nascent e-commerce platforms

Tribune
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World Bank approves $442m loan

Sat, 19 Jun 21 19:46:58 +0500

Will provide financing to improve access to water and sanitation services

Tribune
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SPI increases 0.28%

Sat, 19 Jun 21 19:53:38 +0500

SPI increases 0.28%

Tribune
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Australia takes China to WTO over hefty duties

Sat, 19 Jun 21 19:39:55 +0500

Australia takes China to WTO over hefty duties

Tribune
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Bitcoin falls 7% to $35,431.15

Sat, 19 Jun 21 20:00:35 +0500

Bitcoin falls 7% to $35,431.15

Tribune
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World Bank approves $442m loan

Sat, 19 Jun 21 19:46:58 +0500

Will provide financing to improve access to water and sanitation services

Tribune
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Australia takes China to WTO over hefty duties

19 Jun 21 19:39:55 +0500

Australia takes China to WTO over hefty duties

Tribune
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SPI increases 0.28%

19 Jun 21 19:53:38 +0500

SPI increases 0.28%

Tribune
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Bitcoin falls 7% to $35,431.15

19 Jun 21 20:00:35 +0500

Bitcoin falls 7% to $35,431.15

Tribune
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Govt moves to tax undisclosed offshore assets

Fri, 18 Jun 21 04:22:56 +0500

Seeks to impose taxes on ‘suspicious’ gifts transactions among relatives that increased to Rs170b last year

Tribune
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Oil falls 1% amid dollar strength; demand picture still bullish

Fri, 18 Jun 21 12:59:56 +0500

Prospect of rate hikes weigh on the longer-term growth outlook

Tribune
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KP govt presents Rs1,118.3bn budget for FY2021-22; proposes Rs371 for ADP

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 20:15:00 +0500

Govt employees who did not take special allowances will get a 37% increase in salaries

TheNews
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Market watch: Bourse turns bullish with 81-point rise

Fri, 18 Jun 21 15:16:24 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index advances 0.17% to settle at 48,238.67

Tribune
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KP govt presents Rs1,118.3bn budget for FY2021-22; proposes Rs371bn for ADP

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 20:15:00 +0500

Govt employees who did not take special allowances will get a 37% increase in salaries

TheNews
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Traders urge joint efforts to boost Pak-Afghan trade

Fri, 18 Jun 21 17:38:26 +0500

Afghan Commercial Attache in Peshawar says Afghan government has taken pragmatic steps to resolve issues on priority

Tribune
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PSX introduces 90-day futures contract

Fri, 18 Jun 21 18:02:10 +0500

Launch of new contract will eliminate need for one-week rollover period

Tribune
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KP govt presents Rs1,118.3bn budget for FY2021-22; proposes Rs371bn for ADP

18 Jun 2021 20:15:00 +0500

Govt employees who did not take special allowances will get a 37% increase in salaries

TheNews
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ECC puts off more wheat imports

Thu, 17 Jun 21 03:36:25 +0500

Approves $17m for paying liabilities of Roosevelt hotel in New York

Tribune
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Govt to retain power to arrest tax evaders: Tarin

Thu, 17 Jun 21 04:58:29 +0500

Allies decry heavy taxation on food products as it may cause double-digit inflation

Tribune
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LNG plants to be free of merit order

Thu, 17 Jun 21 04:05:29 +0500

CCOE expected to give exemption to ease pressure on SNGPL pipeline network

Tribune
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Over-reliance on indirect taxes irks economists

Thu, 17 Jun 21 04:19:10 +0500

Experts say it will hit low-income segment hard

Tribune
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Government plans steps to tackle poverty

Thu, 17 Jun 21 04:27:57 +0500

Initiatives include investment in green, sustainable agricultural infrastructure

Tribune
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Citi Pharma attracts Rs2.3b in IPO

Thu, 17 Jun 21 03:48:34 +0500

Company sold 72.7m shares to institutional, rich and retail investors at PSX

Tribune
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Mismanagement in liquefied natural gas business

Thu, 17 Jun 21 04:39:32 +0500

Consumers continue to bear burden of expensive cargoes

Tribune
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Govt to retain power to arrest tax evaders: Tarin

Thu, 17 Jun 21 04:58:29 +0500

Allies decry heavy taxation on food products as it may cause double-digit inflation

Tribune
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Foreign exchange: SBP reserves rise $2m to $16.42b

Thu, 17 Jun 21 13:32:27 +0500

Central bank cites no reason for increase

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Crude oil prices steady near multi-year highs

Thu, 17 Jun 21 13:51:01 +0500

Dollar boasted strongest single day gain in 15 months after Fed signalled to raise interest rates

Tribune
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Market watch: Bearish spell persists as KSE-100 falls 323 points

Thu, 17 Jun 21 14:08:07 +0500

Benchmark index sheds 0.67% to settle at 48,157.63

Tribune
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CCI forms body to finalise power policy draft

Thu, 17 Jun 21 17:58:59 +0500

Committee to present plan in next meeting on Monday

Tribune
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Tax issues can cause urea price hike

Thu, 17 Jun 21 19:45:29 +0500

FMPAC chairman says stuck refunds have sparked cash flow challenges

Tribune
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Steel industry perturbed by price distortion

Thu, 17 Jun 21 19:53:02 +0500

Blames flawed planning, lack of regulatory oversight on part of govt

Tribune
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Senate panel seeks lower car prices

Thu, 17 Jun 21 19:59:35 +0500

Calls EDB for briefing on pricing structure, quality and safety

Tribune
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Oil tumbles 3% from multi-year highs

Thu, 17 Jun 21 19:54:29 +0500

Oil tumbles 3% from multi-year highs

Tribune
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Fed signals higher rates in 2023

Thu, 17 Jun 21 19:58:20 +0500

Says 15-month-old health emergency no longer core constraint on US commerce

Tribune
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Punjab consumers brace for CNG price hike

Thu, 17 Jun 21 20:03:44 +0500

New taxes on LNG, being used by CNG stations, may lead to rise in gas prices

Tribune
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CCOE fails to agree on regasification unit

Thu, 17 Jun 21 20:04:51 +0500

Engro Elengy wants to replace existing FSRU with another one with higher capacity

Tribune
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SBP reserves rise $2m to $16.42b

Thu, 17 Jun 21 20:06:04 +0500

Central bank cites no reason for increase

Tribune
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Rupee strengthens against dollar

Thu, 17 Jun 21 20:07:38 +0500

Rupee strengthens against dollar

Tribune
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Call for rectifying budget anomalies

Thu, 17 Jun 21 20:09:00 +0500

Call for rectifying budget anomalies

Tribune
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Call for rectifying budget anomalies

17 Jun 21 20:09:00 +0500

Call for rectifying budget anomalies

Tribune
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Fed signals higher rates in 2023

17 Jun 21 19:58:20 +0500

Says 15-month-old health emergency no longer core constraint on US commerce

Tribune
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Mismanagement in liquefied natural gas business

17 Jun 21 04:39:32 +0500

Consumers continue to bear burden of expensive cargoes

Tribune
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Citi Pharma attracts Rs2.3b in IPO

17 Jun 21 03:48:34 +0500

Company sold 72.7m shares to institutional, rich and retail investors at PSX

Tribune
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Political parties exempted from filing income tax returns, paying taxes

Wed, 16 Jun 21 04:55:15 +0500

“There was huge pressure on the FBR to also exempt the political parties retrospectively”

Tribune
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Oil hits new high near $75 on demand rise, falling inventories

Wed, 16 Jun 21 13:13:23 +0500

Brent has risen 44% this year, supported by OPEC+ supply cuts

Tribune
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Market watch: KSE-100 extends losses, falls over 150 points

Wed, 16 Jun 21 13:49:52 +0500

Benchmark index sheds 0.31% to settle at 48,480.90

Tribune
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Petrol price in Pakistan may rise from June 16, say sources

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 00:27:00 +0500

The price of petrol is expected to rise by Rs4.20, while an increase of Rs3.50 is expected in diesels rates

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Petrol price in Pakistan may rise from June 16, say sources

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 00:27:00 +0500

The price of petrol is expected to rise by Rs4.20, while an increase of Rs3.50 is expected in diesels rates

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Tarin rules out any disagreement with IMF

Tue, 15 Jun 21 05:52:10 +0500

"Both the Government of Pakistan and the IMF want to continue the programme"

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Oil trades at multi-year highs on demand expectations

Tue, 15 Jun 21 14:07:08 +0500

Analyst says rapid fall in oil inventories supporting oil prices

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Market watch: KSE-100 falls as budget optimism fades

Tue, 15 Jun 21 14:52:26 +0500

Benchmark index drops 93.52 points to settle at 48,632.56

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Latest petrol price in Pakistan

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 22:49:10 +0500

Price of petrol in the country has gone up by Rs2.13/litre

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Govt jacks up prices of petroleum products

Tue, 15 Jun 21 18:14:43 +0500

Petrol price increased by Rs2.13 per litre while high-speed diesel raised by Rs1.79 per litre for next fortnight

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FBR briefs Tarin on revenue plans

Tue, 15 Jun 21 20:19:56 +0500

Says configuration of 500,000 POS, Rs100b additional collection cannot be done

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Call for withdrawal of taxmen’s powers

Tue, 15 Jun 21 20:18:23 +0500

Traders say harsh measure is expected to mitigate confidence of taxpayers

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Agri sector allocation enhanced to Rs15.3 billion

Tue, 15 Jun 21 20:16:46 +0500

Sindh govt will install solar tube wells at subsidised cost, promote bio-fertiliser production

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Sindh govt to meet expenses through federal receipts

Tue, 15 Jun 21 20:07:40 +0500

Estimates revenue collection of Rs1.45tr against expenditures of Rs1.47tr

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Car sales record 247% growth

Tue, 15 Jun 21 20:22:28 +0500

Increase comes on back of lockdown in May last year that restricted economic activity

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Tue, 15 Jun 21 20:27:46 +0500

Rupee weakens against dollar

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Karachi residents suffer due to tussle between utilities

Tue, 15 Jun 21 20:23:59 +0500

NEPRA chairman displeased by power outages in night in the metropolis

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Senate panel opposes sales tax at retail stage

Tue, 15 Jun 21 20:25:14 +0500

Also rejects budget proposal to arrest taxpayers on suspicion without warrants

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Inquiry reveals price fixing in dairy sector

Tue, 15 Jun 21 20:26:24 +0500

CCP finds involvement of three leading associations in cartelisation

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Latest petrol price in Pakistan

15 Jun 2021 22:49:10 +0500

Price of petrol in the country has gone up by Rs2.13/litre

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Petrol price in Pakistan may rise from June 16, say sources

15 Jun 2021 00:27:00 +0500

The price of petrol is expected to rise by Rs4.20, while an increase of Rs3.50 is expected in diesels rates

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Karachi residents suffer due to tussle between utilities

15 Jun 21 20:23:59 +0500

NEPRA chairman displeased by power outages in night in the metropolis

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Senate panel opposes sales tax at retail stage

15 Jun 21 20:25:14 +0500

Also rejects budget proposal to arrest taxpayers on suspicion without warrants

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Govt proposes to slap Rs10b taxes on salaried class

Mon, 14 Jun 21 04:34:49 +0500

Gives Rs2b relief to PSX by taxing salaried class’ medical expenses

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Oil prices rise as demand improves, supplies tighten

Mon, 14 Jun 21 13:35:13 +0500

IEA expects global demand to return to pre-pandemic levels by end of 2022

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Market watch: KSE-100 rallies on budget optimism

Mon, 14 Jun 21 15:21:56 +0500

Benchmark index soars 421.36 points to settle at 48,726.08

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Petrol price likely to be hiked by Rs4.20 per litre

Mon, 14 Jun 21 18:28:59 +0500

The new rate, if approved, will come into effect from Wednesday

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Punjab govt presents Rs2.65tr budget

Mon, 14 Jun 21 18:57:34 +0500

Finance minister announces budget; Rs560 billion allocated for uplift projects of province

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Alvi for promoting quality education

Mon, 14 Jun 21 20:10:45 +0500

President asked HEC to adopt a cooperative approach and enhance communication with universities

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SBP relaxes regulations for goods export

Mon, 14 Jun 21 20:07:50 +0500

Amendments will help promote ease of doing business

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Mon, 14 Jun 21 20:09:06 +0500

Rupee weakened against the US dollar at Rs156.19 in the inter-bank market on Monday

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Initiatives launched to steer business

Mon, 14 Jun 21 20:04:24 +0500

PRMI and two online platforms will make regulatory environment business friendly

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USF board approves Rs2.14b contracts

Mon, 14 Jun 21 20:05:31 +0500

Aims to provide high-speed internet to 2.2m people in areas of Punjab, K-P

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World Bank, ADB delay $1b loans

Mon, 14 Jun 21 20:02:55 +0500

Approval postponed due to failure to meet some conditions, deadlock in IMF talks

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Textile sector requests meeting with Shaukat Tarin

Mon, 14 Jun 21 19:59:19 +0500

Says its demands were not considered in federal budget for fiscal year 2021-22

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DRAP striving to help pharma sector grow

Mon, 14 Jun 21 20:01:44 +0500

CEO says authority working to steer ease of doing business to support companies

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‘Pandemic-related trade barriers are rising’

Mon, 14 Jun 21 20:00:23 +0500

WTO head seeks to bring down restrictions to move medical goods faster

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No new taxes imposed

Mon, 14 Jun 21 19:55:38 +0500

Provincial government proposes cut in tax rates for 10 additional services from 16% to 5%

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Plan to impose taxes worth Rs100b dropped: Tarin

Sun, 13 Jun 21 05:02:18 +0500

Finance minister says petroleum levy per lire will have to be increased

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Pakistani, Indian exporters agree to share Basmati rice ownership

Sun, 13 Jun 21 15:16:27 +0500

2 countries at loggerheads over issue since 2006 although EU under its rules recognises Basmati as common product

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Towards V-shaped recovery

Sun, 13 Jun 21 17:10:06 +0500

Govt would like to have current account surplus to achieve growth with stability

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Cost of bilateral investment treaties

Sun, 13 Jun 21 17:11:30 +0500

Pakistan should review and renegotiate scope of existing treaties

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Economic recovery and growth

Sun, 13 Jun 21 17:11:31 +0500

With GDP expansion, govt needs to increase export base and tax collection

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Setting macroeconomic targets

Sun, 13 Jun 21 17:11:32 +0500

It is to be seen how govt achieves them with help of democratic institutions

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Enabling policies for developing Pakistan’s agriculture

Sun, 13 Jun 21 17:11:32 +0500

Discussion in report aimed at overcoming constraints facing small farmers

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Towards V-shaped recovery

13 Jun 21 17:10:06 +0500

Govt would like to have current account surplus to achieve growth with stability

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Cost of bilateral investment treaties

13 Jun 21 17:11:30 +0500

Pakistan should review and renegotiate scope of existing treaties

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Economic recovery and growth

13 Jun 21 17:11:31 +0500

With GDP expansion, govt needs to increase export base and tax collection

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Setting macroeconomic targets

13 Jun 21 17:11:32 +0500

It is to be seen how govt achieves them with help of democratic institutions

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Budget sets sight on growth

Sat, 12 Jun 21 04:56:00 +0500

Tries to strike a balance between IMF’s demands and economic growth

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Federal budget focuses on sustainable economic growth: Tarin

Sat, 12 Jun 21 10:09:09 +0500

Duties abolished on almost all raw materials to aid in strengthening local industries

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Shoppers can win millions by submitting sales receipt, says finance minister

Sat, 12 Jun 21 13:39:56 +0500

Shaukat Tarin says initiative will help encourage consumers to get valid receipt from retailers

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LSM output rises 12.84% in 10 months

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:16:03 +0500

Higher export orders, industries running near full capacity aid growth

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Local LPG producers seek level playing field

Sat, 12 Jun 21 19:59:09 +0500

Urge government to remove disparity in taxes

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Govt lauded for business-friendly budget

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:03:43 +0500

Govt lauded for business-friendly budget

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Water apportionment controversy

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:08:22 +0500

An in-depth account of distribution between Punjab and Sindh

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Despite pre-budget jitters, PSX ends in green

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:11:47 +0500

KSE-100 index inched up 93 points as investors remained cautiously optimistic

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Agri stakeholders seek larger share

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:18:14 +0500

Recommend allocating minimum Rs50b for development of agriculture sector

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Dairy items to see hike in GST

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:13:16 +0500

Industry had demanded exemption from 10% GST, sought zero rating

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Industry-academia linkage suggested for agriculture

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:17:08 +0500

UAF VC rejects notion that India is far ahead of Pakistan in farm sector

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SPI decreases 0.59%

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:26:18 +0500

SPI decreases 0.59%

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WTO for speeding up vaccine delivery

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:27:26 +0500

WTO for speeding up vaccine delivery

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India investigates Binance unit’s crypto transactions

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:10:38 +0500

Country’s largest exchange suspected of violating foreign exchange regulations

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Chinese provinces issue bans on cryptomining

Sat, 12 Jun 21 20:14:54 +0500

China accounts for over half of global bitcoin production

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No hike in power tariff, new taxes, IMF told

Fri, 11 Jun 21 04:48:12 +0500

PM has rejected lender’s pressure to hike electricity price, says finance minister

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Russia allows rice import from Pakistan

Fri, 11 Jun 21 07:39:53 +0500

Moscow has also shown a keen interest in importing sesame from Pakistan

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PTI govt unveils its third budget

Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:30:41 +0500

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin presents the budget for FY22

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Pakistan has entered growth club: Tarin

Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:30:41 +0500

Finance minister presents federal budget amid protests from opposition

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Non-tax revenue likely to increase 22%: Tarin

Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:30:41 +0500

Finance minister presents federal budget amid protests from opposition

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No new tax on salaried class: Tarin

Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:30:41 +0500

Finance minister presents federal budget amid protests from opposition

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Govt removes WHT on bank transactions

Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:30:41 +0500

Finance minister presents federal budget amid protests from opposition

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Government sets minimum wage at Rs20,000

Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:30:41 +0500

Finance minister presents federal budget amid protests from opposition

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Government sets minimum wage at Rs20,000

Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:30:41 +0500

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin announces people-friendly budget as no new taxes imposed on salaried class

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Government sets minimum wage at Rs20,000

Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:30:41 +0500

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin announces people-friendly budget as no new tax imposed on salaried class

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Government sets minimum wage at Rs20,000

Fri, 11 Jun 21 10:30:41 +0500

Govt unveils people-friendly budget as no new tax imposed on salaried class, economic growth target set at 4.8%

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Rise in imports surpasses export growth

Fri, 11 Jun 21 13:13:10 +0500

As a result, trade deficit widens 21% to $21.3b in July-May FY21

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Oil rises to fresh multi-year highs on demand recovery

Fri, 11 Jun 21 14:23:33 +0500

Brent crude prices expected to hit $80 per barrel as vaccination rollouts boost global economic activity

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Market watch: KSE-100 ends pre-budget session with clipped gains

Fri, 11 Jun 21 16:51:52 +0500

Benchmark index crawls up 53.23 points to settle at 48,304.72

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PTI govt proposes Rs383b revenue measures

Fri, 11 Jun 21 20:42:22 +0500

Sets Rs5.829 trillion tax collection target for Federal Board of Revenue

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Telecom sector given industry status

Fri, 11 Jun 21 21:24:01 +0500

Tarin says status upgrade will help expand telecommunication network, promote investment

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Auto sector wins relief in budget

Fri, 11 Jun 21 20:53:53 +0500

Government announces exemptions for 850cc cars to make them affordable for general public

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Subsidy allocation increased to Rs682 billion

Fri, 11 Jun 21 20:55:25 +0500

Large chunk of relief will go to power sector

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With CGT cut, PSX gets major boost

Fri, 11 Jun 21 20:53:02 +0500

Proposed incentives will lend much-needed support; index likely to touch 55,000 points by December

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Interest payments to eat up Rs3.06tr

Fri, 11 Jun 21 20:37:13 +0500

Govt expects to spend Rs2.9tr on domestic and foreign debt in ongoing fiscal year

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PTI govt proposes Rs383b revenue measures

Fri, 11 Jun 21 20:42:22 +0500

Sets Rs5.829 trillion tax collection target for Federal Board of Revenue

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Govt aims to generate Rs242b revenue

Thu, 10 Jun 21 03:44:50 +0500

Pakistan shares blueprint with IMF on achieving Rs5.829tr tax target

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NEPRA takes notice of power outages

Thu, 10 Jun 21 03:53:39 +0500

Energy minister says shortfall due to maintenance work at Tarbela

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Army chief assures business community of full support

Thu, 10 Jun 21 05:16:54 +0500

FPCCI lauds military’s role and sacrifices in provision of secure enabling environment for economic prosperity: ISPR

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Govt aims to generate Rs242b revenue

Thu, 10 Jun 21 03:44:50 +0500

Pakistan shares blueprint with IMF on achieving Rs5.829tr tax target

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Remittances stay above $2b for 12th month in a row

Thu, 10 Jun 21 09:31:35 +0500

Stand at $2.5 billion owing to use of formal channels by overseas Pakistanis

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Economic Survey 2021: Shaukat Tarin says Pakistan moving towards growth

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:08:58 +0500

Before the official launch, the finance minister presented the Economic Survey 2021 to PM Imran Khan

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Pakistan switches from stabilisation to growth

Thu, 10 Jun 21 09:21:20 +0500

Tarin announces special incentives for important ministries such as housing and construction

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Economic Survey 2021: Shaukat Tarin says Pakistan moving towards growth

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 15:08:58 +0500

Shaukat Tarin says 20 million people lost jobs due COVID-19 in Pakistan

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Promoting SMEs, exports top priority

Thu, 10 Jun 21 09:21:20 +0500

Tarin announces special incentives for important ministries as he unveils Pakistan Economic Survey 2020-21

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Pakistan beats key growth targets in FY21

Thu, 10 Jun 21 09:21:20 +0500

Unveiling Economic Survey , Shaukat Tarin lays stress on boosting exports and FDI to increase inflow of dollars

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Foreign exchange: SBP reserves rise $281m to $16.4b

Thu, 10 Jun 21 12:46:04 +0500

Increase comes on back of receipt of WAPDA Eurobond proceeds

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Finance Minister Tarin denies leveraging ties with US military to win favours with IMF

Thu, 10 Jun 21 14:10:31 +0500

Islamabad is in talks with the IMF to release the next tranche of funding as part of a $6bn loan programme.

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Market watch: Economic survey propels stocks above 48,000 points

Thu, 10 Jun 21 14:44:26 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index rises 473.87 points to settle at 48,251.49

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Govt adds 1,200MW of electricity to national grid amid surge in demand

Thu, 10 Jun 21 14:10:59 +0500

Another 1,000MW of electricity will be added to the national grid tomorrow, says energy minister

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‘JP Morgan asks investors to reap benefit of Pakistan’s improved economy’

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:29:27 +0500

Leading financial company predicted Pakistan’s GDP growth at 4.7%, says state information minister

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LSM growth surges to 15-year high of 9%

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:44:44 +0500

Expansion led by strong performance in textile, food, beverages, automobile sectors

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Tax exemptions surge to record Rs1.31tr

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:39:05 +0500

Finance minister says expenditures estimated on account of income tax, sales tax and customs duty concessions in FY21

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Govt wants to eliminate circular debt: Tarin

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:32:34 +0500

Says power sector is a big challenge for the country

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Job creation biggest challenge after health crisis

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:48:16 +0500

Finance minister says economy has to grow by 7-8% per year to accommodate new job-seekers

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Govt pins high hopes on IT sector

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:42:52 +0500

Tarin believes IT exports will increase by 100% in coming years

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Agriculture sector achieves growth target

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:40:47 +0500

Performance remained encouraging in 2020-21 as sector grew by 2.77%

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PSX to maintain growth trend

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:35:46 +0500

Economic Survey says benchmark KSE-100 index appears set to rise in FY22

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Total public debt stands at Rs38tr

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:37:35 +0500

Shaukat Tarin says debt not good but necessary to fund high fiscal deficit

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Annual growth clocks in at 4%

Thu, 10 Jun 21 09:21:20 +0500

Minister credits PM for the ‘V-shape economic recovery’; surpassing annual economic growth target of 2.1%

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Tax exemptions jump to record Rs1.31tr

Thu, 10 Jun 21 20:39:05 +0500

Finance minister says expenditures estimated on account of income tax, sales tax and customs duty concessions in FY21

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Economic Survey 2021: Shaukat Tarin says Pakistan moving towards growth

10 Jun 2021 15:08:58 +0500

Shaukat Tarin says 20 million people lost jobs due COVID-19 in Pakistan

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Brent oil benchmark hits 2-year high, WTI highest since 2018

Wed, 09 Jun 21 12:32:33 +0500

Commodity rallies on expectation of recovery in oil demand in second half of 2021

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Market watch: KSE-100 falls below 48,000-point mark

Wed, 09 Jun 21 14:51:47 +0500

Benchmark index sheds 370.36 points to settle at 47,777.62

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Saudi Arabia pledges Rs37.4b for construction of Mohmand dam

Wed, 09 Jun 21 16:01:08 +0500

Loan will be given at a very concessional rate of 2% for a period of 25 years, Saudi envoy tells Omar Ayub

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Persons with ‘mental disorder’ allowed to open bank accounts

Wed, 09 Jun 21 17:55:46 +0500

Bank account can be opened with the help of a court-appointed manager, says State Bank of Pakistan

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PPP to become party in SC petition against SBP governor

Wed, 09 Jun 21 18:47:05 +0500

“PPP would ensure the governor does not leave the country until SC reached a decision”

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Amazon may escape global tax rules

Wed, 09 Jun 21 19:59:48 +0500

France vows to fight for tech giant’s inclusion in digital tax

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‘Economic indicators point to improvement’

Wed, 09 Jun 21 20:09:18 +0500

Fawad Chaudhry says PTI govt inherited elevated levels of debt servicing

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Qatar Airways halts A350 deliveries

Wed, 09 Jun 21 21:52:40 +0500

Gulf carrier warns the surface below the paint on some of its Airbus A350s was deteriorating faster than expected

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ECC gives go-ahead for G20 debt relief

Wed, 09 Jun 21 20:13:32 +0500

Authorises EAD to sign $1b worth of agreements for July-December 2021

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Government raises Rs161b through PIBs

Wed, 09 Jun 21 20:15:19 +0500

Auctions three to ten-year bonds to commercial banks

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Textile sector seeks zero-rated facility

Wed, 09 Jun 21 20:19:40 +0500

Asks govt to reduce withholding tax to 0.5% in federal budget for FY22

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Experts call for setting up cold storages

Wed, 09 Jun 21 20:16:36 +0500

Urge govt to focus on supporting small farmers to enhance agri growth

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94% of Pakistanis unaware of GDP

Wed, 09 Jun 21 19:01:46 +0500

Survey findings reveal most people unaware of economic terminologies

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NEC approves 4.8% economic growth target for FY ’21-22

Tue, 08 Jun 21 05:40:12 +0500

Agriculture sector is targeted to grow 3.5%, industry 6.5% and services 4.7%

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NEC approves 4.8% economic growth target for FY22

Tue, 08 Jun 21 05:40:12 +0500

Agriculture sector is targeted to grow 3.5%, industry 6.5% and services 4.7%

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Oil prices retreat but outlook remains positive

Tue, 08 Jun 21 13:42:04 +0500

Heavy Chinese refinery maintenance in May also contributed to decline

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Market watch: Selling pressure pulls KSE-100 down

Tue, 08 Jun 21 14:34:54 +0500

Benchmark index loses 154.68 points to close at 48,147.98

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Govt urged to reopen marriage halls

Tue, 08 Jun 21 18:22:27 +0500

LCCI warns various associated industries, jobs of millions of workers at stake

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Fintech startups booming in Pakistan

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:36:53 +0500

Two new ventures raise a total of $6.6m

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:44:22 +0500

Currency weakened against the US dollar at Rs155.78 in the inter-bank market on Tuesday

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$16b to be borrowed to retire debts in FY22

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:58:21 +0500

Pakistan expects to get $3.1b from IMF in next fiscal year

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ML-I financial close likely in FY22

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:33:27 +0500

Asad Umar hopeful of securing funding for $7b railway project

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Exports rise 14%, imports cross $50b in Jul-May FY21

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:30:49 +0500

Government has approved export target at 5.3% for next fiscal year

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APTTA extended as revised trade deal to take time

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:48:42 +0500

Pakistan, Afghanistan need to hold more policy talks to overcome differences

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PIA to induct new aircraft into its fleet

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:28:02 +0500

Aims to dispose of ageing planes to revamp state-owned entity

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Multimedia firm to upgrade infrastructure

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:24:58 +0500

Aims to deploy Fibre to the Home platform and blockchain technology

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PIA to induct new aircraft into its fleet

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:28:02 +0500

Aims to dispose of ageing planes to revamp national flag carrier

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ML-I financial close likely in FY22

Tue, 08 Jun 21 19:33:27 +0500

Planning Minister Asad Umar hopeful of securing funding for $7b railway project

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Pakistan’s public debt to GDP remained broadly unchanged: IMF

Mon, 07 Jun 21 06:31:34 +0500

SBP predicted a 3% growth in GDP, while IMF, WB forecast 1.5% and 1.3% increases, respectively

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Oil eases on Iran concern after hitting two-year high above $72

Mon, 07 Jun 21 13:53:47 +0500

OPEC and its allies are sticking to agreed supply restraints through July

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Market watch: KSE-100 crawls up amid pre-budget uncertainty

Mon, 07 Jun 21 14:40:18 +0500

Benchmark index gains 90.96 points to close at 48,302.66

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Food safety vital to tap global market

Mon, 07 Jun 21 19:24:54 +0500

Experts say Pakistan can become major player by meeting world standards

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SMEs seek tax system revamp

Mon, 07 Jun 21 19:31:16 +0500

Industry players demand business-friendly policies in upcoming budget

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Infrastructure projects get 63% of PSDP

Mon, 07 Jun 21 20:17:07 +0500

National Economic Council okays Rs2.1tr for national development outlay

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Talks with IMF enter key phase

Mon, 07 Jun 21 20:11:43 +0500

Discussions for $1 billion loan tranche expected to conclude on Thursday

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Pakistan can create 1m jobs through Amazon

Mon, 07 Jun 21 20:23:37 +0500

SMEDA CEO says inclusion of Pakistan in Amazon’s seller list will add $1b to export receipts

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State Bank set to launch collateral-free loan scheme

Mon, 07 Jun 21 20:20:57 +0500

Under the facility, cottage industry will get financing of up to Rs10m

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NEPRA cuts tariff by Rs0.43 per unit

Mon, 07 Jun 21 20:19:40 +0500

Power consumers will get Rs4.4b relief in June bills

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Enabling policies for developing Pakistan’s agriculture

Sun, 06 Jun 21 18:44:31 +0500

Report findings aim to overcome multiple constraints facing smallholders

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Pakistan succeeded in reviving economy despite Covid pandemic: Forbes

Sun, 06 Jun 21 19:57:00 +0500

US magazine lauds govt’s efforts saying even US and India faced difficulties in dealing with the pandemic

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Free lunch that can be taken to bank

Sun, 06 Jun 21 18:17:54 +0500

Three personal finance principles help savers to build strong net worth

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GDP: a subject of public debate

Sun, 06 Jun 21 18:17:52 +0500

Credit cannot be taken away from govt for taking some timely pro-people steps

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New IGCEP for power capacity planning

Sun, 06 Jun 21 18:17:50 +0500

External help from academia regarding expansion plan can also be sought

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Growth rate of 3.94% not surprising

Sun, 06 Jun 21 18:15:12 +0500

Govt must be committed to reforms without which growth cannot be sustainable

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Milking it dry

Sun, 06 Jun 21 18:17:56 +0500

Zero-rated regime ought to be classic stimulus for dairy sector to have massive impact

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Milking it dry

Sun, 06 Jun 21 18:17:56 +0500

Zero-rated regime ought to be classic stimulus for dairy sector to have massive impact

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FATF APG clears Pakistan on 22 more points

Sat, 05 Jun 21 03:25:39 +0500

Downgrades country to non-compliant on Mutual Legal Assistance issue

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FATF APG clears Pakistan on 22 more points

Sat, 05 Jun 21 03:25:39 +0500

Pakistan now compliant or largely compliant with 31 out of 40 recommendations

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Flouting SOPs could lead to another Covid wave, fears Dr Faisal

Sat, 05 Jun 21 16:55:17 +0500

If we dont get serious about it now then we might have to face another wave, says PMs aide on health

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Weekly review: Bulls charge as PSX surges to four-year high

Sat, 05 Jun 21 20:11:03 +0500

Index rises 1,085 points on back of investor optimism ahead of budget announcement

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Musk breakup tweets bruise bitcoin

Sat, 05 Jun 21 20:45:42 +0500

Cryptocurrency fell more than 7% on Friday

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Airlines press US on refusal to lift travel restrictions

Sat, 05 Jun 21 19:47:43 +0500

Major airlines and industry group officials to hold news conference on Monday

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ICCI chief calls for fixed tax regime

Sat, 05 Jun 21 20:24:29 +0500

Says it will help in promoting documented economy and increasing tax revenue

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Pakistan, IMF to discuss taxes next week

Sat, 05 Jun 21 20:14:05 +0500

Proposal to increase tax on fertiliser, import of crude oil under review

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Food security expected to improve

Sat, 05 Jun 21 20:22:39 +0500

Country reports turnaround in output of almost all crops compared to last fiscal year

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Despite hurdles, FBR issues refunds of Rs250b

Sat, 05 Jun 21 20:21:15 +0500

Member IR says trying best to ensure speedy payment of refund claims

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Traders seek sizable reduction in taxes

Sat, 05 Jun 21 20:19:56 +0500

Say it will help revive economic activities in Pakistan

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Canada loses more jobs in May

Sat, 05 Jun 21 20:09:45 +0500

Canada lost more jobs than expected in May amid continued lockdowns to curb a harsh third wave

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Cement sales jump 41% in May

Sat, 05 Jun 21 20:17:50 +0500

Total sales reach 3.94m tons against 2.63m tons in May last year

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PTI government blames IMF for high inflation

Fri, 04 Jun 21 04:01:20 +0500

Minister says lender put a gun to Pakistans head to set the interest rate at 13.25%

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Pakistan became 25% poorer under PTI: PML-N

Fri, 04 Jun 21 04:07:10 +0500

Party says countrys ability to service its debt has further weakened

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PTI government blames IMF for high inflation

Fri, 04 Jun 21 04:01:20 +0500

Minister says lender put a gun to Pakistans head to set the interest rate at 13.25%

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LNG consumers pay extra $99m

Fri, 04 Jun 21 08:13:33 +0500

Monopoly of state-run firms, no utilisation of idle terminal capacity put additional burden

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Oil extends gains on OPEC+ discipline and demand hopes

Fri, 04 Jun 21 13:03:07 +0500

Analyst terms reopening of global economy bullish for oil demand in second half of 2021

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Market watch: KSE-100 rises 118 points on budget optimism

Fri, 04 Jun 21 14:41:13 +0500

Benchmark index advances 0.25% to close at 48,211.70

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NEPRA revises tariff for K-Electric during Jul-Dec 2020

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:33:33 +0500

Allows hike in rates for four months and reduces price for three months

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Govt committed to growth of business

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:09:22 +0500

MNA says economic revolution only possible through trade promotion

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Overseas Pakistanis urged to take benefit of RDA

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:51:18 +0500

Envoy to Canada says it offers secure and profitable banking solution

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SPI decreases 0.61%

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:46:05 +0500

SPI for the combined income group rose 16.12% compared to the corresponding week of previous year

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Rupee strengthens against dollar

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:41:58 +0500

Closes at Rs154.62 against US dollar in inter bank market

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Approval of economic growth plan delayed

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:09:24 +0500

Agenda item dropped after macroeconomic strategy draft found unsatisfactory

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SBP advises increasing wellhead price

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:03:28 +0500

Says it will make exploration of shale oil and gas feasible, encourage investment

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Government to set up IT park at Karachi airport

Fri, 04 Jun 21 18:58:31 +0500

Of total project cost of Rs31b, South Korea will provide 85% of financing

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Pharma firm envisages Rs2.8b IPO at PSX

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:35:54 +0500

Citi Pharma plans to offer 35% stake to institutional, ordinary investors at Pakistan stock market

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ECNEC approves 13 schemes worth Rs327b

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:21:08 +0500

Majority of projects are related to infrastructure and power

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Week-on-week SPI decreases 0.61%

Fri, 04 Jun 21 19:46:05 +0500

SPI for the combined income group rose 16.12% compared to the corresponding week of previous year

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Government to set up IT park at Karachi airport

Fri, 04 Jun 21 18:58:31 +0500

Of total project cost of Rs31b, South Korea will provide 85% of financing

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Oil steady after sharp rise on improved demand picture

Thu, 03 Jun 21 13:13:16 +0500

Both benchmarks surged over 1.5% on Wednesday

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Foreign exchange: SBP reserves rise $272m to $16.1b

Thu, 03 Jun 21 13:27:57 +0500

Increase comes due to official government inflows

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Market watch: KSE-100 sheds 33 points in range-bound session

Thu, 03 Jun 21 13:50:07 +0500

Benchmark index declines 0.07% to close at 48,093.53

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Pakistan rolls out plans to tap global green financing avenues

Thu, 03 Jun 21 16:52:41 +0500

Climate minister says green bond oversubscription shows global appetite for a country that has ‘green credibility’

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PML-N’s bad economic policies caused loss of $20b: Shaukat Tarin

Thu, 03 Jun 21 17:15:22 +0500

Circular debt declining and PTI government to take more steps to further reduce it, says finance minister

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Pakistan rolls out plans to tap global green financing avenues

Thu, 03 Jun 21 16:52:41 +0500

Climate minister says green bond oversubscription shows global appetite for country that has ‘green credibility’

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Punjab to offer incentives to agri sector

Thu, 03 Jun 21 19:04:02 +0500

Minister says projects will be launched to improve seed quality

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Thu, 03 Jun 21 19:08:15 +0500

Closes at Rs154.78 in the inter-bank market on Thursday

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PC okays hiring of financial advisers

Thu, 03 Jun 21 19:12:36 +0500

Initially, 23 out of 26 federal government properties were sold through open bidding

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Food prices jump to decade high in May

Thu, 03 Jun 21 19:18:29 +0500

Sharp rise in food prices also comes as the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown millions out of work

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LNG trade rises to record in 2020

Thu, 03 Jun 21 20:35:00 +0500

IGU says increase mostly driven by spike in exports from US, Australia

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German economy may grow by 4%

Thu, 03 Jun 21 20:28:07 +0500

Minister raises official forecast for this year as Europe’s top economy roars back

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AGPR objects to inflated revenue figures

Thu, 03 Jun 21 18:40:56 +0500

Asks govt to adjust tax collection downward to show real picture of revenues

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SBP flags piling debt, inflation as major concerns

Thu, 03 Jun 21 19:22:48 +0500

Around 20.7m people lost jobs during lockdown last year

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Shaukat Tarin suspends EDF surcharge collection

Thu, 03 Jun 21 20:07:11 +0500

Calls for swift release of exporters’ funds under DLTL and TUF schemes

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Oil extends gains on OPEC+ supply discipline and demand prospects

Wed, 02 Jun 21 13:04:24 +0500

Market expects oil prices to move well beyond $70 per barrel towards mid-year

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GDP growth expected to reach 6% by 2023: Hammad Azhar

Wed, 02 Jun 21 14:04:30 +0500

Energy minister asks opposition to stop deceiving masses, says economic growth rate will be 5% next year

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Market watch: Stock market undergoes correction

Wed, 02 Jun 21 14:48:57 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index drops 64.36 points to close at 48,126.90

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Govt may slash taxes on cars

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:30:12 +0500

Vehicles up to 800cc likely to become cheaper after budget

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Prime minister to meet businessmen in Lahore

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:17:38 +0500

Fawad Chaudhry assures business community’s issues will be resolved

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Upstream regulatory body on cards

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:14:15 +0500

New authority will take provinces on board while regulating petroleum affairs

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Reforms in IT sector pave way for investment

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:29:00 +0500

Minister reaffirms commitment to promoting innovation in country

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FBR launches Single Window Programme

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:31:51 +0500

Pakistan Single Window will connect 74 departments that regulate imports, exports

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Govt’s dividend income may rise 100%

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:33:03 +0500

Revenue will go up if SOEs are forced to pay 50% of income in dividend to shareholders

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Govt prioritising promotion of science, technology

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:19:53 +0500

Minister stresses need for market-based applied research for sustainable growth

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NEPRA slashes tariff by Rs0.43 per unit

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:34:10 +0500

CPPA-G to reimburse power consumers for month of April

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Exports grow 14% in Jul-May: Dawood

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:35:25 +0500

Commerce adviser shares provisional figures for trade

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SBP amends capital adequacy rules

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:37:56 +0500

SBP amends capital adequacy rules

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Wed, 02 Jun 21 19:36:41 +0500

Rupee weakens against dollar

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Brent hits highest since March on demand prospects

Tue, 01 Jun 21 12:09:07 +0500

Encouraging factory activity data from China lends support

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Market watch: Bulls toss index over 48,000 points after four years

Tue, 01 Jun 21 13:37:22 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index rises 294.92 points to close at 48,191.26

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Pakistan sets up three markets near Iran border

Tue, 01 Jun 21 13:53:06 +0500

Razzak Dawood says markets will provide economic opportunities and sustenance to people residing in border areas

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Govt may revise realty tax plan

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:34:24 +0500

Additional revenue from new tax regime not more than Rs8b

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‘Economy pivoting towards growth’

Tue, 01 Jun 21 18:26:14 +0500

SBP governor says Pakistan has successfully demonstrated it has stabilised

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ECC to approve extension in govt guarantee

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:24:05 +0500

Guarantee for Rs2.1b loan given to Telephone Industries may be extended by two years

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Telecom sector seeks relief from duties

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:39:57 +0500

Says costly imports are hampering progress on Digital Pakistan initiative

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US retail giant adds Pakistani products

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:38:38 +0500

Dawood says country should prioritise brand development to enhance exports

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Inflation clocks in at 10.9% in May 2021

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:37:14 +0500

Remains in double digits for second successive month due to increase in energy, food prices

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OPEC+ to continue output increase

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:32:46 +0500

Alliance of 23 nations did not discuss possibility of Iranian oil returning to market

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World stocks hit another record, crude rises

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:30:44 +0500

Markets shrug off rising inflation concerns

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PRA achieves Rs125b tax target for FY21

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:36:02 +0500

Revenue collection soars 29.5% to Rs128 billion in July-May period

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Border markets being set up

Tue, 01 Jun 21 20:02:23 +0500

They will provide economic opportunities and sustenance to the people residing in border areas

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:41:25 +0500

IMF has asked Pakistan to end state control of the rupee and let the currency move freely to find its equilibrium

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Inflation clocks in at 10.9% in May 2021

Tue, 01 Jun 21 19:37:14 +0500

Remains in double digits for second successive month due to increase in energy, food prices

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Oil trades near $70 a barrel on improving demand outlook

Mon, 31 May 21 12:40:18 +0500

Both contracts on track for second monthly gain

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Market watch: Stocks stage smart rally on policy rate status quo

Mon, 31 May 21 13:48:51 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index skyrockets 770.05 points to close at 47,896.34

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World stocks set for fourth month of gains

Mon, 31 May 21 15:31:13 +0500

MSCI’s index of world stocks mark longest monthly rising streak since Aug 2020

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Govt keeps fuel prices unchanged

Mon, 31 May 21 19:05:54 +0500

The prices of petroleum products have not been increased since April 16, 2021 by adjusting sales tax, petroleum levy

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FBR needs Rs790b to achieve target

Mon, 31 May 21 19:50:16 +0500

Authority has collected Rs4.17tr during July-May period of outgoing fiscal year

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Pakistan’s REER hits three-year high in April

Mon, 31 May 21 19:53:50 +0500

High reading suggests exports are at risk of losing competitiveness

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SRB announces tax relief

Mon, 31 May 21 19:57:52 +0500

SRB approves a proposal for tax incentive scheme under which penalties would be scrapped

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Swiss envoy calls for enhancing investment

Mon, 31 May 21 19:52:52 +0500

Suggests exhibitions and exchange of trade teams can help boost mutual trade

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OECD sees higher world GDP growth

Mon, 31 May 21 19:55:08 +0500

Also warns of headwinds as not enough vaccines are reaching emerging economies

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Delay in delivery of cars worries parliamentarians

Mon, 31 May 21 19:51:39 +0500

EDB official briefs NA panel on new entries in auto sector

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Global economic recovery needs green focus

Mon, 31 May 21 19:48:45 +0500

Top officials agree to promote public-private partnerships to battle climate change

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OCAC warns of congestion at Karachi ports

Mon, 31 May 21 19:47:32 +0500

Says entire energy supply chain may be disrupted due to unavailability of Oil Pier-1

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Farmers reject new Sugar Act

Mon, 31 May 21 19:38:55 +0500

Lobbies warn Sugar Factories Amendment Act 2021 will damage economy

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OECD sees higher world GDP growth

Mon, 31 May 21 19:55:08 +0500

Also warns of headwinds as not enough vaccines are reaching emerging economies

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Rupee strengthens against dollar

Mon, 31 May 21 19:56:56 +0500

IMF has asked Pakistan to end state control of the rupee

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K-P transporters threaten strike

Mon, 31 May 21 19:59:12 +0500

FPCCI Coordinator Sartaj Ahmed Khan assured the transporters that the federation would highlight all issues

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Budget may do away with some income tax exemptions

Sun, 30 May 21 04:39:53 +0500

Final decisions expected in crucial meeting with IMF next week

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Budget may do away with some income tax exemptions

Sun, 30 May 21 04:39:53 +0500

Final decisions expected in crucial meeting with IMF next week

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Budget may do away with some income tax exemptions

Sun, 30 May 21 04:39:53 +0500

Final decisions expected in crucial meeting with IMF next week

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Economy growing but concerns remain

Sun, 30 May 21 17:25:03 +0500

Remittances may not continue to grow at same pace in next fiscal year

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Potential priorities of new energy minister

Sun, 30 May 21 17:25:01 +0500

To develop at fast pace, competent human capital and effective governance structure are essential

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Sustaining poverty reduction

Sun, 30 May 21 17:25:04 +0500

With Covid-19, IMF says poverty rate in Pakistan is predicted to increase to 40%

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Actions speak louder than tweets

Sun, 30 May 21 17:24:59 +0500

Country has forgotten long-term planning, replaced it with tweets, statements

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What NEPRA can do?

Sun, 30 May 21 17:25:05 +0500

By revising IGCEP and making schedule adjustments for projects, it can play constructive role

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Uplift schemes may get Rs1.9tr

Sat, 29 May 21 03:18:36 +0500

Budget raised amid concerns over growing size of unfunded schemes

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SNGPL probes alleged favours given by director

Sat, 29 May 21 03:24:31 +0500

Board chairperson says Aqeel is facing corruption allegations; forensic audit will be conducted

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SBP keeps policy rate unchanged at 7%

Sat, 29 May 21 03:24:42 +0500

Hints at maintaining rate at current level in its next monetary policy statement

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Pakistan, Russia sign amended gas pipeline deal

Sat, 29 May 21 03:32:12 +0500

Flagship energy project will enhance bilateral cooperation in hydrocarbon sector

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Yarn traders demand removal of duties

Sat, 29 May 21 03:36:07 +0500

Also seek marked reduction in turnover tax

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KSE-100 hits near 4-year high

Sat, 29 May 21 03:39:50 +0500

Benchmark index rises 335.54 points to close at 47,126.29

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Modern technology required for growth

Sat, 29 May 21 03:42:55 +0500

Punjab minister says use of technology being ensured to enhance farm productivity

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Trade promotion key for economic revolution

Sat, 29 May 21 03:46:50 +0500

Minister assures businessmen of full support to increase exports

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Growth target set at 4.8%

Sat, 29 May 21 04:22:59 +0500

Inflation estimated to remain at 8% in next fiscal year

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Economic growth target set at 4.8%

Sat, 29 May 21 04:22:59 +0500

Inflation estimated to remain at 8% in next fiscal year

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PM Imran Khan lauds FBR for crossing Rs4,000 billion mark in a year

Sat, 29 May 2021 21:24:00 +0500

Premier says the tax collection was 18% higher than what was recorded in the same period last year

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Govt to allocate Rs55b for CPEC

Sat, 29 May 21 20:05:01 +0500

Proposed budget far less than funds needed to finance Rs1.6-tr portfolio

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Brokerage house expects 4.6% growth

Sat, 29 May 21 20:07:28 +0500

Projects GDP higher than govt’s estimate for FY21 on back of booming LSM sector

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OMCs reluctant to uplift furnace oil

Sat, 29 May 21 20:08:40 +0500

Move may trigger another oil crisis as refineries forced to cut production

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PSX ends historic week in green

Sat, 29 May 21 20:03:41 +0500

Posts record high volumes in two successive sessions on back of positive developments

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Pakistan losing revenue due to tax evasion

Sat, 29 May 21 20:06:30 +0500

Report identifies five sectors hampering overall development

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LCCI official demands govt support

Sat, 29 May 21 20:17:11 +0500

LCCI official demands govt support

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G-B to benefit from CPEC investment

Sat, 29 May 21 20:16:10 +0500

China’s Challenge Group signed an accord with the Gilgit-Baltistan government

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Withdrawal of value added tax stressed

Sat, 29 May 21 20:14:19 +0500

Traders say it will provide level playing field to importers, industry

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Status quo in interest rate irks traders

Sat, 29 May 21 20:02:16 +0500

Business community demands reduction in policy rate to 3%

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IATA chief pours cold water on Airbus output increase

Sat, 29 May 21 19:58:02 +0500

Says there is huge disconnect between what manufacturers say and what airlines decide

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Indian automaker expects sales to rebound in 2 years

Sat, 29 May 21 20:01:00 +0500

CEO says slow pace of vaccinations could hurt recovery prospects

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Govt urged to focus on agri-sector

Sat, 29 May 21 19:35:27 +0500

Farmers emphasise on improving practices and agriculture landscape

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Govt announces discontinuation of Rs15,000 and Rs7,500 bonds

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 23:50:18 +0500

Notification shows that Rs7,500 and Rs15,000 bonds will no longer be in use from this year

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For second consecutive year, SBP not to issue new banknotes on Eid ul Fitr

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 18:27:00 +0500

SBP says decision to not issue new notes taken due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus: Latest bank timings in Pakistan

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 10:44:27 +0500

Banks will conduct public dealing from 9am to 1pm on weekdays while on Fridays banks will close at 12:30pm

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PM Imran Khan lauds FBR for crossing Rs4,000 billion mark in a year

29 May 2021 21:24:00 +0500

Premier says the tax collection was 18% higher than what was recorded in the same period last year

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Govt trying to keep additional taxes under Rs500b, NA panel told

Fri, 28 May 21 06:33:27 +0500

SAPM on Finance Dr Waqar Masood says inflation to remain elevated during the next fiscal year

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PTI pays off $7.52b debt in 10 months of FY21: Ayub

Fri, 28 May 21 06:42:17 +0500

Economic affairs minister says indicators point towards improvement in economy despite Covid outbreak

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Monetary policy: SBP keeps interest rate unchanged at 7%

Fri, 28 May 21 11:55:43 +0500

Announcement in line with market expectations

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Oil inches up on upbeat demand outlook

Fri, 28 May 21 13:39:16 +0500

Brent, WTI on track to post weekly gains of 5% and 6% respectively

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PTI govt sets 4.8% GDP growth target for next fiscal year

Fri, 28 May 21 13:30:40 +0500

PSDP has been increased from Rs650 billion to Rs900, says planning minister

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GDP growth estimate for next fiscal year set at 4.8%: Asad Umar

Fri, 28 May 21 13:30:40 +0500

PSDP has been increased from Rs650 billion to Rs900, says planning minister

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Market watch: KSE-100 touches near 4-year high

Fri, 28 May 21 14:52:12 +0500

Benchmark index rises 335.54 points to close at 47,126.29

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Rs26.5 billion Ehsaas supplementary budget approved

Thu, 27 May 21 05:47:18 +0500

ECC decides to offer Rs12,000 per family to 4 million households on one-time basis

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Govt to increase PSDP to Rs900 billion in upcoming budget

Thu, 27 May 21 06:24:40 +0500

In the next fiscal year 2021- 22, the volume of PSDP will be increased from Rs650 billion to Rs900 billion

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Foreign exchange: SBP reserves rise $88m to $15.86b

Thu, 27 May 21 14:25:09 +0500

Increase comes due to official government inflows

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Market watch: Volumes soar to new peak at PSX, but index falls

Thu, 27 May 21 15:13:15 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index slips 21.56 points to close at 46,790.75

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Rs330b subsidy proposed for power

Thu, 27 May 21 19:33:31 +0500

Tarin supports proposal to give subsidised energy to five export sectors

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Trading volumes soar to fresh peak at PSX

Thu, 27 May 21 19:28:30 +0500

Trading volumes soar to fresh peak at PSX

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‘Private sector can foster innovation’

Thu, 27 May 21 19:35:20 +0500

IFC report says Pakistan’s untapped potential can be realised through key policy actions

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PTA gets Rs15.82b from telecom companies

Thu, 27 May 21 19:36:25 +0500

Telenor and Jazz pay second instalment of license renewal fee

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Secretary replaced before budget

Thu, 27 May 21 19:23:53 +0500

Government appoints fifth finance secretary in past around three years

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OGDCL not consulted in new LPG policy

Thu, 27 May 21 19:26:05 +0500

Company lodges protest with Petroleum Division over not being taken on board

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Beverage industry decries high taxes

Thu, 27 May 21 19:27:16 +0500

Says levies spark inflationary pressure, discourage consumers

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Most analysts expect no change in policy rate

Thu, 27 May 21 19:39:05 +0500

Some expect appointment of new finance minister to impact politico-economic landscape

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Thu, 27 May 21 19:40:44 +0500

Rupee weakens against dollar

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Business community offers help

Thu, 27 May 21 19:41:37 +0500

Business community offers help

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Umar cites economic recovery as measure of growth

Wed, 26 May 21 04:44:36 +0500

Minister credits PM’s Covid strategy for better to good performance

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Oil steady as Iranian supply prospect offsets demand optimism

Wed, 26 May 21 13:06:35 +0500

Physical demand improves in both Europe and US due to slowdown in new Covid-19 cases

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PSX makes history with record high volumes

Wed, 26 May 21 14:19:22 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index advances 511.65 points to close at 46,812.31

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Asad Umar says PSX has broken previous record of new daily-traded volume

Wed, 26 May 2021 22:37:00 +0500

Asad Umar says record was an indicator of the markets reacting to signs of sustained recovery

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Non utilisation of $1b loan irks parliamentary panel

Wed, 26 May 21 17:54:58 +0500

The committee urges FBR to provide concessions to industries to be set up at CPEC’s SEZs

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PSX trading volumes hit all-time high

Wed, 26 May 21 20:23:19 +0500

Investors traded 1.56b shares for first time in history

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Steel price hike takes toll on economy

Wed, 26 May 21 20:21:30 +0500

Stakeholders fear uptrend can undo all progress made by sector

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Minister stresses swift power project completion

Wed, 26 May 21 20:20:23 +0500

Says govt is working to develop more reliable and efficient energy system

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Govt may wind up NPPMCL

Wed, 26 May 21 20:11:36 +0500

Plans to create two new companies to run power plants

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SBP allows startups convertible debt

Wed, 26 May 21 20:26:53 +0500

The SBP expects that this initiative will help attract higher amount of foreign investment

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Policy moving in new direction

Wed, 26 May 21 20:28:04 +0500

African region had great potential for trade and investment

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Ford boosts spending on electric vehicles

Wed, 26 May 21 20:15:19 +0500

Aims to have 40% of global volume be all electric by 2030; shares near 5-year high

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Importers demand valuation office

Wed, 26 May 21 20:24:44 +0500

Say 90-day valuation period creating difficulties

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ECNEC approves Rs361b projects

Wed, 26 May 21 20:18:43 +0500

Nearly all projects presented to committee again due to cost overrun

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Wed, 26 May 21 20:25:56 +0500

Rupee weakens against dollar

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ECNEC approves Rs361b projects

Wed, 26 May 21 20:18:43 +0500

Nearly all projects presented to committee again due to cost overrun

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Asad Umar says PSX has broken previous record of new daily-traded volume

26 May 2021 22:37:00 +0500

Asad Umar says record was an indicator of the markets reacting to signs of sustained recovery

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Circular debt build-up for July-Apr reduced by Rs189bn current FY, says Umar

Tue, 25 May 21 06:46:38 +0500

Says full year debt expected to be Rs100bn less than that of PML-Ns last year in government

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Oil near one-week high as prospect of Iran glut wanes

Tue, 25 May 21 13:29:20 +0500

Indirect negotiations between US, Iran due to resume in Vienna this week

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Market watch: KSE-100 maintains uptrend, rises 204 points

Tue, 25 May 21 15:04:16 +0500

Benchmark index advances 0.44% to close at 46,300.66

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Current account deficit at $200m

Tue, 25 May 21 19:53:25 +0500

Gap shrinks 61% year-on-year in April; for 10 months balance is in surplus at $773m

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Pakistani mangoes set to enter Australian market

Tue, 25 May 21 19:45:34 +0500

Australian authorities approve two treatment facilities for export of mangoes

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Petroleum Division amends LPG policy draft

Tue, 25 May 21 19:48:58 +0500

Favours importer by waiving regulatory duty, advance tax on imports via sea

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State Bank approves EMI licence for fintech

Tue, 25 May 21 19:50:37 +0500

Company aims to rapidly enhance financial inclusion in country

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Honda Atlas records 163% surge in profit

Tue, 25 May 21 19:51:52 +0500

Recommends final cash dividend of Rs4.52 per share

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CDWP approves 15 projects worth Rs38.2b

Tue, 25 May 21 19:54:56 +0500

Recommends five projects costing Rs117.5b to ECNEC for review

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Limited rural-urban linkage widens income gap

Tue, 25 May 21 19:47:22 +0500

Farmer and non-farmer residents of rural areas can enhance their income through value addition

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Foreign loans jump over 35% to $10b

Tue, 25 May 21 19:56:08 +0500

Around 88% of these borrowings were for budget and forex reserves support

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Cash economy can become a menace: Shabbar Zaidi

Tue, 25 May 21 19:58:29 +0500

Of 45m bank accounts, only 8m are registered against taxpayers

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Circular debt drops Rs189b in 10 months

Tue, 25 May 21 19:57:11 +0500

Asad Umar says hard work, analytical data-based decision-making helped reduce debt

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Oil prices up over $1 amid potential Iran talks hitch

Mon, 24 May 21 13:27:12 +0500

Prices fell almost 3% last week after Irans president said US was ready to lift sanctions on Tehran’s oil

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Market watch: KSE-100 powers past 46,000-point mark

Mon, 24 May 21 15:01:49 +0500

Benchmark index advances 182.13 points to close at 46,097.11

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SBP revises equity limit to 10%

Mon, 24 May 21 20:02:41 +0500

The SBP amended conditions and limits for banks

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Govt pitches Rs5.8tr tax target

Mon, 24 May 21 19:53:52 +0500

Informs IMF about proposals of Rs350b additional taxes, 10% hike in salaries

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Govt probes ECAC appointments

Mon, 24 May 21 19:49:04 +0500

IT ministry hires members without advertising posts; law minister blocks approval

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IT ministry concerned over end to tax break

Mon, 24 May 21 19:51:43 +0500

Warns of flight of capital and brain drain as freelancers get tax notices

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Pakistan has high growth potential

Mon, 24 May 21 19:55:22 +0500

Moodys review sees high growth coming mainly from LSM sector

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Arif Alvi for livestock sector development

Mon, 24 May 21 19:52:45 +0500

Says it will contribute to economic growth, food security and poverty alleviation

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Exporters reject FBR’s export scheme draft

Mon, 24 May 21 19:58:22 +0500

Say document gives discretionary powers to govt officials, which will lead to corruption

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CMOs told to take consumer consent

Mon, 24 May 21 20:03:34 +0500

PTA has taken serious notice of such complaints

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Mon, 24 May 21 20:01:43 +0500

The IMF has asked Pakistan to end state control of the rupee

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WAPDA spends Rs100b on development projects

Mon, 24 May 21 20:00:28 +0500

Aims to improve standing of backward areas in Human Development Index

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Govt pitches Rs5.8tr tax target

Mon, 24 May 21 19:53:52 +0500

Informs IMF about proposals of Rs350b additional taxes, 10% hike in salaries

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Germany set to upgrade 2021 growth forecast: minister

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 09:38:55 +0500

Europe´s biggest economy shrank by 4.9% in 2020 as restrictions to curb the pandemic hit many sectors.

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Investment indicators worsen

Sun, 23 May 21 05:00:42 +0500

Government uses old population figures to work out per capita income

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PTA working to curb signal boosters

Sun, 23 May 21 05:05:12 +0500

Industry analyst says issue can be resolved if more spectrum is made available

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Rs86b withdrawn from saving schemes

Sun, 23 May 21 05:07:26 +0500

Money pulled out in wake of change in govt policies, compliance with FATF plan

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Govt to use railways’ land for business

Sun, 23 May 21 05:12:30 +0500

Considers using dead assets for wealth creation

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Traders welcome Pakistan Land Port Authority

Sun, 23 May 21 05:19:17 +0500

Hope it will discourage illegal trade and remove hurdles in trade with Afghanistan

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PSX ends second successive week in green

Sun, 23 May 21 05:23:46 +0500

KSE-100 index jumps as investors await monetary policy, budget announcement

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SBP urged to disburse funds to diverse sectors

Sun, 23 May 21 05:24:10 +0500

FPCCI chief says support critical for SMEs and new firms than wellestablished groups

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Tarin defends existing 3.94% growth rate, says economy to expand by 5% next year

Sun, 23 May 2021 20:21:00 +0500

The focus of government had been on housing, agriculture and export sector that delivered these results, says Tarin

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No tax increase for salaried class in budget, says Tarin

Sun, 23 May 21 10:23:54 +0500

Finance minister also downplays controversy over the provisional economic growth rate of 3.94%

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GDP growth: the way forward

Sun, 23 May 21 17:59:58 +0500

To match growth of other Asian states, Pakistan will have to address weaknesses

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Rejuvenating digital trade

Sun, 23 May 21 18:00:26 +0500

Covid-19 provides ICT services opportunity to become vital contributor to export revenue

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Sustainable locust management

Sun, 23 May 21 18:00:27 +0500

As locusts can revisit in future, Pakistan should be ready to cope with them

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Investment treaties and FDI

Sun, 23 May 21 18:00:28 +0500

BITs are neither necessary nor sufficient condition for attracting FDI

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Huawei-Changan tie-up expands to include chips

Sun, 23 May 21 18:00:29 +0500

Huawei-Changan tie-up expands to include chips

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A story of U-turns

Sun, 23 May 21 18:00:30 +0500

Ultimate loser of wishy-washy decision-making will be Karachi

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Tarin defends existing 3.94% growth rate, says economy to expand by 5% next year

23 May 2021 20:21:00 +0500

The focus of government had been on housing, agriculture and export sector that delivered these results, says Tarin

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ECC approves deal with K-Electric

Sat, 22 May 21 03:41:51 +0500

Directs signing of new PPA should be expedited for smooth payment mechanism

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Foreign investment drops 32.5% in 10 months

Sat, 22 May 21 03:55:27 +0500

Decline puts big question mark over investment climate in country

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CCOP shelves plan to sell 10 power distribution firms

Sat, 22 May 21 04:08:35 +0500

Also cancels divestment of PPL and OGDCL shares

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ADB, Pakistan sign $300m loan deal

Sat, 22 May 21 04:20:28 +0500

Money will finance construction of 300MW hydropower plant in Balakot

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4% GDP growth beats gloomy forecasts

Sat, 22 May 21 05:07:31 +0500

Agriculture, industrial and services sectors lead recovery

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Govt may levy tax on pensions

Fri, 21 May 21 06:17:43 +0500

Tax proposals being fine-tuned ahead of meeting with IMF staff

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Two software parks to be set up in Punjab

Fri, 21 May 21 06:38:15 +0500

Secretary terms IT sector promotion top priority of govt

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Businessmen propose tax and duty cut in budget

Fri, 21 May 21 06:38:17 +0500

Meet industries minister to discuss budget proposals

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Current account to stay in surplus

Fri, 21 May 21 06:38:21 +0500

Inflow of foreign currencies estimated to surpass outflow in current fiscal year

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Pakistan endorses 10 products for GI registration

Fri, 21 May 21 06:38:19 +0500

Move will help enhance global trade by attracting demand for countrys products

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PSX for addressing structural imbalances

Fri, 21 May 21 06:38:25 +0500

Presents budget proposals to increase size of capital market by incentivising new listings

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Market watch: KSE-100 rebounds, ends just shy of 46,000

Fri, 21 May 21 15:05:04 +0500

Benchmark index gains 340.91 points to close at 45,914.98

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Oil jumps but set for weekly loss on Iran nuclear talks

Fri, 21 May 21 15:20:32 +0500

Both crude contracts on track to decline by largest margin since March

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Oil falls with possible return of Iranian supply

Thu, 20 May 21 12:57:52 +0500

Indian refiners are re-evaluating crude purchases to make room for Iranian oil

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Returns on national savings certificates revised

Thu, 20 May 2021 19:06:00 +0500

Shuhada’s Family Welfare and Pensioners’ Benefit Accounts returns have been moved down to Rs11.04pc from Rs11.52 pc

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Market watch: Stocks extend losses in turbulent session

Thu, 20 May 21 15:20:39 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index drops 108.04 points to close at 45,574.07

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Returns on national savings certificates revised

20 May 2021 19:06:00 +0500

Shuhada’s Family Welfare and Pensioners’ Benefit Accounts returns have been moved down to Rs11.04pc from Rs11.52 pc

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Oil prices fall on rising Covid-19 infections in Asia, inflation fears

Wed, 19 May 21 12:49:31 +0500

Both contracts shed more than $1

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Market watch: Bull-run ends with 300-point drop at PSX

Wed, 19 May 21 15:06:39 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index dips 0.65% to close at 45,682.11

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Bitcoin slides below $40,000 after China’s crypto ban

Wed, 19 May 21 05:56:38 +0500

News sends cryptocurrency as low as $36,250, down 15%

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UAE to allow ‘full foreign ownership’ of companies in June

Wed, 19 May 21 17:09:01 +0500

The amended Commercial Companies Law aims at boosting the countrys competitive edge

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Business community seeks low-cost credit

Wed, 19 May 21 20:34:36 +0500

Presses govt to finalise budget in consultation with trade bodies, chambers

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Early completion of CPEC projects sought

Wed, 19 May 21 20:40:34 +0500

PCJCCI chief says new projects will bring technology to industrial sector

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Job losses in Pakistan reach 0.7m in 2020

Wed, 19 May 21 20:25:39 +0500

Study reveals loss of jobs and livelihood was mainly in informal sector

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PBC proposes pro-growth budget for FY22

Wed, 19 May 21 20:35:43 +0500

Stresses need for revival of manufacturing sector

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Farmers await finalisation of subsidy mechanism

Wed, 19 May 21 20:33:32 +0500

Lament delay in decision-making at provincial level

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Govt delays Covid spending report

Wed, 19 May 21 20:31:01 +0500

Printing deferred as auditors find serious irregularities in expenditures

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Wed, 19 May 21 20:41:54 +0500

IMF has asked Pakistan to end state control of the rupee

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Merkel irked by EU reliance on Asian chips

Wed, 19 May 21 20:29:41 +0500

German chancellor calls for homegrown development, water-tight contracts

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Pakistan, Thailand review bilateral ties

Wed, 19 May 21 20:24:33 +0500

It was agreed to work together for early conclusion of a mutually beneficial bilateral free trade agreement

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Bitcoin tumbles after China warning, Musk remarks

Wed, 19 May 21 20:28:12 +0500

Cryptocurrency plunges 30% to near $30,000

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PM Imran Khan elated over all-time high remittances of $2.8b in April

Tue, 18 May 2021 14:32:00 +0500

Remittances grow by 29 % to record $24.2 bln in 10 months

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Market watch: KSE-100 remains range bound despite positive cues

Tue, 18 May 21 14:57:13 +0500

Benchmark index gains 185.51 points to close at 45,981.82

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Oil hits two-month high as Europe, US reopen economies

Tue, 18 May 21 15:17:58 +0500

New Covid cases in US continue to fall; New York lifts mask requirement for vaccinated people

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CCoP to take up 2-point agenda today

Tue, 18 May 21 18:30:06 +0500

Likely to approve summary for appointment of private sector experts in DISCOs

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Tarin seeks time to present budget

Tue, 18 May 21 18:44:41 +0500

Opposition parties disagree with govt proposal to hold budget session in mid of June

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FDI to surge with better trading across borders

Tue, 18 May 21 19:44:35 +0500

OICCI president says Pakistan has suffered considerably due to negative perception

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FBR introduces e-hearing of tax audit cases

Tue, 18 May 21 19:43:22 +0500

Move aimed at facilitating taxpayers

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ECC may okay SSGC, K-Electric deal

Tue, 18 May 21 19:42:15 +0500

Arbitration agreement will pave way for issuing NSC for sale of K-Electric shares

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Govt wants to freeze expenditures

Tue, 18 May 21 19:40:13 +0500

Finance ministry proposes ceilings on expenses of most ministries in next budget

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Builders decry hike in steel bar prices

Tue, 18 May 21 19:39:05 +0500

Urge government to waive duty on steel imports to stabilise prices

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Agri sustainability a challenge: Tarin

Tue, 18 May 21 19:46:07 +0500

Minister stresses need for boosting farm productivity with help of interest-free loans

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New power tariff slabs on the cards

Tue, 18 May 21 19:28:09 +0500

Changes in slabs will reduce volume of subsidy in energy sector

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Pak-China ties to promote regional trade integration

Tue, 18 May 21 19:30:38 +0500

FTA between two sides has positive impact on Pakistan’s exports from all potential sectors

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Tue, 18 May 21 19:47:35 +0500

Monday closed at Rs152.59

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PM Imran Khan elated over all-time high remittances of $2.8b in April

18 May 2021 14:32:00 +0500

Remittances grow by 29 % to record $24.2 bln in 10 months

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Banks to observe normal working hours starting May 17

Mon, 17 May 2021 01:20:26 +0500

Effective from May 17, the State Bank of Pakistan will revert to normal office hours, which shall also be followed by all banks

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Petrol price in Pakistan likely to witness an uptick: sources

Mon, 17 May 2021 17:05:00 +0500

The price of diesel will witness an increase of Rs3.25, say sources

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Oil prices stable as recovery confidence holds up

Mon, 17 May 21 13:01:35 +0500

British economy reopened after gloom of four-month Covid-19 lockdown

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Foreign exchange: SBP reserves rise $177m to $15.8b

Mon, 17 May 21 15:00:16 +0500

Increase comes due to official inflows of government

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Market watch: KSE-100 rises on return from holidays

Mon, 17 May 21 15:23:48 +0500

Benchmark index gains 621.64 points to close at 45,796.31

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Latest petrol price: Rates to remain unchanged in May

Mon, 17 May 2021 21:59:00 +0500

Petrol will continue to cost Rs108.56 per litre

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Tarin appointed as ECNEC chairman

Mon, 17 May 21 17:56:13 +0500

Cabinet Division issues notification about reconstitution of key committee

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Govt keeps petroleum prices unchanged

Mon, 17 May 21 17:03:38 +0500

Cumulative revenue impact of the decision will be over Rs2 billion

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Oil edges up on recovery hopes

Mon, 17 May 21 20:09:25 +0500

Oil prices edged higher on Monday, lifted by European economic reopening

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Rupee weakens against dollar

Mon, 17 May 21 20:08:30 +0500

The rupee weakened against the US dollar at Rs152.59 in the inter-bank market on Monday

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SBP reserves rise $177m to $15.8b

Mon, 17 May 21 20:07:20 +0500

Increase comes due to official inflows of government

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Forex firms supply $4b to inter-bank market

Mon, 17 May 21 20:06:09 +0500

Increase in supplies help stabilise foreign currency reserves

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CDWP approves four projects worth Rs8.7b

Mon, 17 May 21 20:04:18 +0500

Recommends one project costing Rs17b to ECNEC for further approval

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Car sales contract 17% to 17,144 units in April

Mon, 17 May 21 20:03:01 +0500

All three major assemblers report depressing figures for April

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Traders to be brought under tax net

Mon, 17 May 21 20:01:39 +0500

Tarin wants to tighten noose around traders in next month budget

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FY22 to be year of growth: Bakht

Mon, 17 May 21 20:00:39 +0500

Punjab minister hints at largest development budget with special packages for province

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‘Digital technology needed to defeat Covid’

Mon, 17 May 21 19:59:17 +0500

Minister says connectivity is foundation of sustainable development

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SEZs to create 1.47m jobs

Mon, 17 May 21 19:53:25 +0500

BOI official says economic zones will trigger industrial growth in country

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Growing size of government burdens exchequer

Mon, 17 May 21 19:40:25 +0500

Cabinet asked to abolish posts lying vacant for over a year, repeat exercise every year

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Sichuan Liaison Office of the China-Pakistan Business Council launched to promote trade ties

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 22:35:29 +0500

The liaison office will accelerate the integration of Sichuan province into the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

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Latest petrol price: Rates to remain unchanged in May

17 May 2021 21:59:00 +0500

Petrol will continue to cost Rs108.56 per litre

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Petrol price in Pakistan likely to witness an uptick: sources

17 May 2021 17:05:00 +0500

The price of diesel will witness an increase of Rs3.25, say sources

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Banks to observe normal working hours starting May 17

17 May 2021 01:20:26 +0500

Effective from May 17, the State Bank of Pakistan will revert to normal office hours, which shall also be followed by all banks

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What is Pakistan’s trade policy?

Sun, 16 May 21 16:56:24 +0500

Policy is way beyond tweets and textile; it needs to be proactive, participative

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Inflationary pressure in coming months

Sun, 16 May 21 16:57:05 +0500

In presence of ad hocism, economy will remain in slumpflation

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Safeguarding remittances in post-pandemic era

Sun, 16 May 21 16:57:07 +0500

Government will have to establish mechanism for workforce vaccination to ensure unrestricted movement

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Political reasons of high inflation

Sun, 16 May 21 16:57:08 +0500

Inflation may stay high due to lack of cooperation between Centre, provinces

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Remittances likely to slow down

Sat, 15 May 21 19:08:39 +0500

Economy expected to grow 2% against SBP’s earlier projection of 3% for FY21

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Paradigm shift in Pakistan’s auto industry

Sat, 15 May 21 19:10:06 +0500

Decline in import of luxury cars providing level playing field for SUV makers

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Government appoints SIDCL CEO

Sat, 15 May 21 19:12:54 +0500

Hiring comes after nearly one year amid observations raised by Establishment Division

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Oil prices jump as major US fuel pipeline restarts

Sat, 15 May 21 19:11:33 +0500

Gains were capped by coronavirus situation in major oil consumer India

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Small firms remain mostly safe

Sat, 15 May 21 19:14:31 +0500

Small firms remain mostly safe

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Crypto venture firm raises $100m

Sat, 15 May 21 19:06:17 +0500

Largest decentralised finance company raises funds with input from US institutional investors

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US investors seek protection from inflation

Sat, 15 May 21 19:04:59 +0500

Position themselves for more unexpected kinks in road to recovery

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Gas faces existential crisis in Europe

Sat, 15 May 21 18:57:33 +0500

Utilities struggle to finance new plants to meet tougher emissions criteria

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Musk’s U-turn pleases few Tesla investors

Sat, 15 May 21 19:07:21 +0500

Decision offers warning to corporate peers mulling a dabble with cryptocurrency

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Latest petrol price in Pakistan

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 18:40:00 +0500

The government has reduced the price of petrol by Rs1.79, following which it will be sold at 108.56 per litre from April 16

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Latest bank timings for Ramzan 2021

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:28:00 +0500

SBP issues Ramzan timings for banks, development finance institutions, microfinance banks

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Oil climbs on demand outlook as market awaits fresh cues

Wed, 12 May 21 12:42:47 +0500

Hopes that economy and demand will recover have allowed Brent to climb

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Govt gives exemption to IDAP

Wed, 12 May 21 17:20:45 +0500

Bypasses ministry to allow Punjab to undertake four development projects

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MSCI decision to fuel inflows at PSX

Wed, 12 May 21 17:31:42 +0500

Research firm upgrades Lucky Cement, adds TRG Pakistan in global indexes

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Restaurants seek govt nod for dine-in facility

Wed, 12 May 21 17:33:13 +0500

Say sales revenue has dropped sharply because of restrictions

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Amazon wins appeal in Luxembourg tax case

Wed, 12 May 21 17:26:48 +0500

Court annuls order from bloc’s antitrust authority to recoup taxes from retail giant

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Pakistan, Uzbekistan start goods delivery

Wed, 12 May 21 17:34:43 +0500

Two countries implement pilot project for goods supply via Afghanistan

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Minister agrees to waive demurrage charges

Wed, 12 May 21 17:36:04 +0500

FPCCI stresses need for new laws that have been stuck in parliament for 15 years

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Oil on track to hit 2-year high

Wed, 12 May 21 17:37:24 +0500

“Think there’s a skew to the data due to the Colonial (pipeline) outage”

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US to remove Xiaomi from blacklist

Wed, 12 May 21 17:38:24 +0500

A Xiaomi spokeswoman said the company is watching the latest developments closely, without elaborating

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SBP announces bank holiday on first day of Ramadan

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 22:17:00 +0500

All public dealings will remain closed on the first day of Ramadan, says SBP

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Markets tumble in Asia as inflation fears haunt trading floors

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:30:44 +0500

There is a feeling that the issue will dog markets for some time, even as investors are confident the global economy is well on the recovery path

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Oil falls on fading pipeline outage fears, Indian crisis

Tue, 11 May 21 15:12:05 +0500

Tech-led global stocks sell-off also weighed on crude oil market

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Riyadh commits $500m loan to Pakistan

Tue, 11 May 21 20:03:52 +0500

Funding will help develop infrastructure, hydropower projects

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Exports to US jump 29% to $4b during 10MFY21

Tue, 11 May 21 20:02:53 +0500

PM aide praised exporters for making it possible under difficult global conditions

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Work on Tarbela 5th Extension to begin in July

Tue, 11 May 21 19:59:39 +0500

WAPDA chief voices hope cheap electricity generation will stabilise tariff

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Industries default on debt payments

Tue, 11 May 21 19:54:52 +0500

Default cases surged in 1QCY21 despite schemes to get loans deferred and rescheduled

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Govt to revisit coal pricing formula

Tue, 11 May 21 19:36:49 +0500

Plans to remove dollar indexation for rate of return

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Oil falls on fading outage fears

Tue, 11 May 21 20:05:00 +0500

Working to restore much of its operations by the end of the week

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Tech giants join call for funding US chip production

Tue, 11 May 21 19:42:14 +0500

New lobbying group created to press for govt chip manufacturing subsidies

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Google launches global money transfers

Tue, 11 May 21 19:34:56 +0500

Company collaborates with Wise, Western Union to offer payments

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Global markets tumble as inflation fears haunt

Tue, 11 May 21 19:53:11 +0500

Investors worry central banks may wind back ultra-loose policies

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US fuel supplies tighten as pipeline outage continues

Tue, 11 May 21 19:33:22 +0500

Colonial Pipeline hopes to restart operations by end of week

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Markets tumble in Asia as inflation fears haunt trading floors

11 May 2021 10:30:44 +0500

There is a feeling that the issue will dog markets for some time, even as investors are confident the global economy is well on the recovery path

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Oil gains after cyberattack shuts down US fuel pipelines

Mon, 10 May 21 15:28:33 +0500

Colonial Pipeline’s main fuel lines remained offline after attack that shut the system

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NTDC installs shunt reactors on Jamshoro-Dadu transmission line

Mon, 10 May 21 19:22:04 +0500

Installation will enhance power system stability

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Public image of carmakers changing

Mon, 10 May 21 18:56:20 +0500

Auto firm insists Chinese cars are gradually gaining popularity with consumers

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NPMC reviews prices of essential commodities

Mon, 10 May 21 19:20:30 +0500

Finance minister directs provinces to ensure daily release of wheat at subsidised rates

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PSX to get new trading platform

Mon, 10 May 21 19:18:09 +0500

Will become operational in next few months to strengthen security features

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Farmers need to opt for latest irrigation technology

Mon, 10 May 21 19:19:27 +0500

Growers body suggests Sindh should install telemetry system on all canals

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Ethereum breaks $4,000 to hit record high

Mon, 10 May 21 19:06:22 +0500

Jumped more than 6% to just below $4,175, and was last up around 2%

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Oil gains after cyberattack

Mon, 10 May 21 19:24:12 +0500

Both benchmarks rose more than 1% last week

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Climate change to ravage Kenya’s tea production

Mon, 10 May 21 19:05:15 +0500

World’s largest exporter faces rising temperatures, erratic rainfall and insect infestations

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European property prices pick up pace

Mon, 10 May 21 19:14:44 +0500

Pandemic-induced surge in house prices raises fears of new bubble

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Japan automakers ready to report profit drop

Mon, 10 May 21 19:07:57 +0500

Carmakers worldwide had to adjust or suspend production due to chip shortage

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Lufthansa aims for €3b capital boost

Mon, 10 May 21 19:25:44 +0500

Lufthansa shareholders this month approved a potential capital increase

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Exports to Afghanistan rise

Mon, 10 May 21 19:23:14 +0500

Adviser commended the efforts of the trade and investment

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Govt to take action against people involved in petrol crisis, say sources

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +0500

The cabinet committee probing the matter has ordered the setting up of a monitoring cell in the Petroleum Division

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China hits Alibaba with record $2.78bn fine for market abuses

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 12:46:06 +0500

Alibaba says it accepted the penalty and pledged to outline plans on Monday for bringing its operations in compliance

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The fuss about GSP+ (or you don’t know what you got until its gone)

Sun, 09 May 21 05:38:05 +0500

EU parliament’s resolution for reviewing the preferential scheme for imports from Pakistan has triggered some panic

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Trade with India: let’s give emulation a chance

Sun, 09 May 21 16:51:58 +0500

Experts estimate bilateral trade can potentially grow up to $40b in short time

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Pak-Saudi economic ties and Vision 2030

Sun, 09 May 21 16:55:04 +0500

Islamabad can benefit greatly as Riyadh opens for economic partnerships, talent hunt

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Busting the middleman myth

Sun, 09 May 21 16:51:33 +0500

Middleman does not deserve all the contempt that is heaped upon him

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Washington Consensus is not dead

Sun, 09 May 21 16:55:13 +0500

Pakistan should open economy, adopt market-oriented policies

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Investment doesn’t come easy

Sun, 09 May 21 16:55:21 +0500

Country must revisit full spectrum of foreign investment policy to woo investors

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PTI-led govt picks Asim Ahmed as new FBR chairman

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:24:00 +0500

This is the sixth time the PTI-led government is appointing the FBR chairman

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Pakistan will not be able to meet tax collection target in current fiscal year

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:49:00 +0500

Pakistan says its tax collection target will not increase more than Rs4,600bn during the current fiscal year

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US adds Chinese supercomputer centres to export blacklist

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:11:00 +0500

China will take necessary measures to firmly uphold Chinese companies legal rights and interests, says foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian

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China reluctant to approve $6b ML-I loan

Sat, 08 May 21 03:05:51 +0500

Express concern over Pakistan’s growing debt

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LSM sector posts 9% growth

Sat, 08 May 21 03:43:11 +0500

Records decline on monthly basis due to disruptions caused by pandemic

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LPG sector demands say in new policy

Sat, 08 May 21 03:54:24 +0500

Association laments policy drafted in haste, not shared with marketing firms

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Kinnow exports reach historic high

Sat, 08 May 21 03:32:02 +0500

Pakistan ships 460,000 tons of citrus fruit abroad in 2020-21, 30% higher than last year

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Competition Commission of Pakistan takes note of rising poultry prices

Sat, 08 May 21 03:09:30 +0500

Inquiry reveals 19 poultry feed companies were involved in price coordination

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KSE-100 snaps two-week losing streak

Sat, 08 May 21 04:06:32 +0500

Index rallies 912 points ahead of long Eidul Fitr holidays

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Rupee surges to new 23-month high

Sat, 08 May 21 03:22:04 +0500

Gold price soars to one-month peak at Rs105,500 per tola

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Inflationary pressure likely to surge

Sat, 08 May 21 19:41:57 +0500

Hike in product prices globally is driving uptrend in local market

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Circular debt also hits CPEC projects

Sat, 08 May 21 19:35:38 +0500

Government unable to clear payment of energy projects worth Rs188b

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Experts debunk PTI minister’s cheap fuel claims

Sat, 08 May 21 19:39:34 +0500

Govt official compares fuel prices of eight countries to show Pakistan has cheapest price

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Traders irked over inclusion of edible oil in Sales Tax Act

Sat, 08 May 21 19:40:54 +0500

Notification resulted in a 10% increase in the cost of importing edible oil in the country

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US hiring takes big step back

Sat, 08 May 21 19:34:15 +0500

Slowdown likely due to shortage of workers and raw materials

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Pakistan’s inclusion on Amazon lauded

Sat, 08 May 21 19:44:01 +0500

Pakistan’s exporters will reap significant benefits

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Mobile subscribers cross 183m mark

Sat, 08 May 21 19:42:59 +0500

Jazz continues to dominate with 37.80% subscribers

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US auto part makers brace for bumpy ride

Sat, 08 May 21 19:30:44 +0500

Global chip shortage worsens before easing in second half of year

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Airbus Jan-Apr deliveries up 25% as markets reopen

Sat, 08 May 21 19:29:34 +0500

Firm plans to increase production of medium-haul jets from third quarter

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KE to bring down loadshedding during Ramadan

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:20:00 +0500

NTDC has allowed KE to add 450 MW to its system, following which a total of 1,100 MW electricity will be provided to Karachi

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Oil set for weekly gains despite India virus surge

Fri, 07 May 21 13:13:43 +0500

Brent, WTI crude benchmarks are on track for second consecutive weekly gains

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NEPRA increases electricity tariff

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 18:42:00 +0500

Customers who utilise less than 50 units will be exempted from the hike, says NEPRA

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Foreign exchange: SBP reserves fall $830m to $15.6b

Thu, 06 May 21 12:42:50 +0500

Decrease comes due to payment of $1b worth of commercial loan

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Market watch: KSE-100 rises ahead of long break

Thu, 06 May 21 13:05:28 +0500

Benchmark index gains 231.06 points to close at 45,174.67

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Oil prices slip despite big US inventory fall

Thu, 06 May 21 17:22:55 +0500

Market weighed down by rising Covid-19 infections in India and elsewhere

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Global pharma shares sink

Thu, 06 May 21 19:09:29 +0500

Shares plunged after US President Joe Biden backed a proposed waiver for intellectual property rights

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KCCI demands date extension

Thu, 06 May 21 19:08:31 +0500

KCCI president requested the FBR to extend date in larger interest of the revenue board and business community

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Rupee shoots to 23-month high

Thu, 06 May 21 19:02:09 +0500

Closes at Rs152.6 against dollar as remittances rise in Ramazan

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Bureaucrats not underpaid: study

Thu, 06 May 21 18:52:54 +0500

PIDE says civil servants getting huge benefits without proper disclosure

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External debt servicing to stay above $10b next fiscal

Wed, 05 May 21 04:23:07 +0500

Country will also pay $3.8b to external creditors during last quarter of current fiscal

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LHC to hear petition challenging move to discontinue Rs7,500 prize bonds

Wed, 05 May 2021 10:59:20 +0500

Petitioner calls on LHC to declare governments move to discontinue Rs7,500 prize bonds void

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In a first, NCCPL releases investor data

Wed, 05 May 21 19:39:02 +0500

Total number of investors stands at 252,322 by end of April 2021

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Atlas Honda prices rise for fourth time in 2021

Wed, 05 May 21 19:37:20 +0500

Bike segment registering strong demand due to drastic cut in financing cost

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Trade deficit widens to $23.8b in 10 months

Wed, 05 May 21 19:36:18 +0500

Growing gap poses challenge to govt that wants to kick-start economy

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ECC mulls action against K-Electric

Wed, 05 May 21 19:35:07 +0500

Reviews possibility of takeover, suspension of additional power supplies

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LPG sector seeks probe into imports

Wed, 05 May 21 19:13:07 +0500

Calls for setting up commission to investigate windfall gains made by importers

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Oil up 1% as US stocks fall

Wed, 05 May 21 19:25:05 +0500

Brent crude was up $0.8, or 1.2%, at $69.68 a barrel at 1630 GMT

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Market watch: Bulls maintain control, lift KSE-100 upwards

Wed, 05 May 21 13:01:18 +0500

Benchmark index rises 380.02 points to close at 44,943.61

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Oil nears $70 as easing US, Europe lockdowns boost demand outlook

Wed, 05 May 21 12:45:08 +0500

Crude oil prices also got support from a large fall in US inventories

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President Alvi urges traders to pay taxes

Wed, 05 May 21 19:26:40 +0500

Says govt is working to provide competitive and fair business environment

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Maersk expects tailwind to last amid high demand

Wed, 05 May 21 19:23:39 +0500

Denmark-based company says not enough ships to meet surge in demand

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US encouraged by European signals over aircraft subsidies

Wed, 05 May 21 19:27:58 +0500

Trade representative says resolving issue will be important for future of US-EU ties

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Pakistan to deepen ties with US

Wed, 05 May 21 19:41:28 +0500

Pakistan and the US enjoy a long-term, broad-based and multi-dimensional relationship

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LHC to hear petition challenging move to discontinue Rs7,500 prize bonds

05 May 2021 10:59:20 +0500

Petitioner calls on LHC to declare governments move to discontinue Rs7,500 prize bonds void

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Cement sector posts 40% sales growth

Tue, 04 May 21 19:47:09 +0500

Total sales reach 4.94m tons in April 2021 against 3.52m tons in April last year

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Club of 31 families dominate PSX

Tue, 04 May 21 19:42:53 +0500

Boards of KSE-100 companies include people close to these families

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Umar stresses need for KCR marketing

Tue, 04 May 21 19:45:57 +0500

Directs railways ministry, PPP Authority to review progress every month

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PM seeks roadmap for agri development

Tue, 04 May 21 19:38:24 +0500

Gives priority to agriculture, directs farmers should be facilitated more

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S&P Dow Jones launches new crypto indexes

Tue, 04 May 21 19:40:55 +0500

Mainstreams digital currencies by bringing them to trading floors of Wall Street

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Market watch: Five days of bear-run ends at PSX

Tue, 04 May 21 12:54:05 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index surges 487.39 points to close at 44,563.59

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Oil rises on US, Europe demand growth optimism

Tue, 04 May 21 13:40:21 +0500

Prospect of pick-up in fuel demand offsets concern over India’s Covid-19 situation

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PIA restructuring under discussion

Tue, 04 May 21 19:35:02 +0500

Minister says takeover of liabilities conditional on bringing private management

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‘Central Asia resources need to be explored’

Tue, 04 May 21 19:48:59 +0500

Energy minister expresses satisfaction over progress on TAPI gas pipeline

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Government prioritises power projects

Mon, 03 May 21 19:08:58 +0500

Move aimed at executing Indicative Generation Capacity Expansion Plan

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RDAs to be converted to digital banking

Mon, 03 May 21 19:19:50 +0500

SAPM says govt trying to discourage overseas Pakistanis from using hundi/hawala

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LNG cargoes diverted from India

Mon, 03 May 21 19:20:50 +0500

Six LNG tankers re-routed as Covid crisis dampens domestic demand

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Lahore Orange Line on NAB’s radar

Mon, 03 May 21 19:24:53 +0500

Anti-corruption watchdog questions tax exemptions for $1.6b project

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Auto parts body demands release of tax refunds

Mon, 03 May 21 19:38:05 +0500

Cautions govt if payments are held back, tractor parts makers will face trouble

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Profit of companies at PSX jumps 82%

Mon, 03 May 21 19:30:26 +0500

Earnings of 94 firms clock-in at record high of Rs243 billion in Jan-Mar quarter

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Rupee strengthens against dollar

Mon, 03 May 21 19:40:30 +0500

rupee strengthened against the US dollar at Rs153.3

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BOI head meets finance minister

Mon, 03 May 21 19:41:30 +0500

He termed improvement in Pakistan’s ranking in the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) Index a major win for BOI

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Market watch: Inflation hike dents investor interest at PSX

Mon, 03 May 21 13:19:29 +0500

Benchmark KSE-100 index drops 186.15 points to close at 44,076.20

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Oil holds near $67 as demand hopes balance India concern

Mon, 03 May 21 13:43:36 +0500

India reported more than 300,000 new coronavirus cases for 12th straight day

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Carpet industry demands remedial measures

Mon, 03 May 21 19:39:12 +0500

Appeals for govt subsidy on high air and sea freight rates

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Pandemic boosted e-commerce in 2020: UNCTAD

Mon, 03 May 21 19:21:58 +0500

Study based on data from seven countries that make up two-thirds of online trade

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NTDC decides to promote local industry

Mon, 03 May 21 19:28:45 +0500

Aims to encourage manufacturers, suppliers of transformers, cables, etc

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Coping with stagflation

Sun, 02 May 21 16:56:43 +0500

Long-run solution to stagflation is increase in productivity of factors of production

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Ghee, oil prices move up in Utility Stores ahead of Ramadan

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 18:24:46 +0500

The price of cooking oil has been increased from Rs6 to 9 per litre

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Stocks falter as lockdown fears loom

Sat, 01 May 21 19:12:28 +0500

KSE-100 index decreases 445 points amid growing cases of coronavirus

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Investors look beyond Covid crisis

Sat, 01 May 21 18:58:47 +0500

Indian financial markets struggle as world’s worst Covid-19 crisis engulfs country

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Crypto firms added to AML rules

Sat, 01 May 21 19:26:18 +0500

Crypto firms added to AML rules

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Govt announces discontinuation of Rs15,000 and Rs7,500 bonds

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 23:50:18 +0500

Notification shows that Rs7,500 and Rs15,000 bonds will no longer be in use from this year

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For second consecutive year, SBP not to issue new banknotes on Eid ul Fitr

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 18:27:00 +0500

SBP says decision to not issue new notes taken due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus: Latest bank timings in Pakistan

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 10:44:27 +0500

Banks will conduct public dealing from 9am to 1pm on weekdays while on Fridays banks will close at 12:30pm

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Privatisation minister reviews progress

Thu, 29 Apr 21 18:35:59 +0500

Privatisation minister reviews progress

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Ukraine business delegation to visit Pakistan in June

Thu, 29 Apr 21 18:18:54 +0500

Members will hold B2B meetings, explore joint venture opportunities

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PIEDMC awards Rs8.5b contract

Thu, 29 Apr 21 18:37:19 +0500

PIEDMC awards Rs8.5b contract

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Govt announces discontinuation of Rs15,000 and Rs7,500 bonds

29 Apr 2021 23:50:18 +0500

Notification shows that Rs7,500 and Rs15,000 bonds will no longer be in use from this year

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For second consecutive year, SBP not to issue new banknotes on Eid ul Fitr

29 Apr 2021 18:27:00 +0500

SBP says decision to not issue new notes taken due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus: Latest bank timings in Pakistan

29 Apr 2021 10:44:27 +0500

Banks will conduct public dealing from 9am to 1pm on weekdays while on Fridays banks will close at 12:30pm

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Experts urge tax hike on tobacco products

Wed, 28 Apr 21 19:45:40 +0500

Say increase will reduce economic and health costs of tobacco consumption

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Asad Umar urges traders to follow SOPs

Wed, 28 Apr 21 19:54:24 +0500

Says reduction in virus cases will help govt consider easing curbs on businesses

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IT minister seeks Korea’s help in phone production

Wed, 28 Apr 21 19:51:17 +0500

Urges Seoul to invest in Pakistan as atmosphere is conducive for investment

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Govt makes changes in transmission line deal

Wed, 28 Apr 21 19:53:23 +0500

Minister says 660kv HVDC Matiari-Lahore project will bring stability to system

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UK signals self-driving cars can hit road this year

Wed, 28 Apr 21 19:47:11 +0500

Will allow hands-free driving in cars equipped with lane-keeping technology

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Germany set to upgrade 2021 growth forecast: minister

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 09:38:55 +0500

Europe´s biggest economy shrank by 4.9% in 2020 as restrictions to curb the pandemic hit many sectors.

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Germany set to upgrade 2021 growth forecast: minister

24 Apr 2021 09:38:55 +0500

Europe´s biggest economy shrank by 4.9% in 2020 as restrictions to curb the pandemic hit many sectors.

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Sichuan Liaison Office of the China-Pakistan Business Council launched to promote trade ties

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 22:35:29 +0500

The liaison office will accelerate the integration of Sichuan province into the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

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Sichuan Liaison Office of the China-Pakistan Business Council launched to promote trade ties

17 Apr 2021 22:35:29 +0500

The liaison office will accelerate the integration of Sichuan province into the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

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Latest petrol price in Pakistan

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 18:40:00 +0500

The government has reduced the price of petrol by Rs1.79, following which it will be sold at 108.56 per litre from April 16

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Latest petrol price in Pakistan

15 Apr 2021 18:40:00 +0500

The government has reduced the price of petrol by Rs1.79, following which it will be sold at 108.56 per litre from April 16

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Latest bank timings for Ramzan 2021

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:28:00 +0500

SBP issues Ramzan timings for banks, development finance institutions, microfinance banks

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Latest bank timings for Ramzan 2021

13 Apr 2021 14:28:00 +0500

SBP issues Ramzan timings for banks, development finance institutions, microfinance banks

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SBP announces bank holiday on first day of Ramadan

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 22:17:00 +0500

All public dealings will remain closed on the first day of Ramadan, says SBP

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SBP announces bank holiday on first day of Ramadan

12 Apr 2021 22:17:00 +0500

All public dealings will remain closed on the first day of Ramadan, says SBP

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Govt to take action against people involved in petrol crisis, say sources

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +0500

The cabinet committee probing the matter has ordered the setting up of a monitoring cell in the Petroleum Division

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China hits Alibaba with record $2.78bn fine for market abuses

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 12:46:06 +0500

Alibaba says it accepted the penalty and pledged to outline plans on Monday for bringing its operations in compliance

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Govt to take action against people involved in petrol crisis, say sources

10 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +0500

The cabinet committee probing the matter has ordered the setting up of a monitoring cell in the Petroleum Division

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China hits Alibaba with record $2.78bn fine for market abuses

10 Apr 2021 12:46:06 +0500

Alibaba says it accepted the penalty and pledged to outline plans on Monday for bringing its operations in compliance

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PTI-led govt picks Asim Ahmed as new FBR chairman

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:24:00 +0500

This is the sixth time the PTI-led government is appointing the FBR chairman

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Pakistan will not be able to meet tax collection target in current fiscal year

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:49:00 +0500

Pakistan says its tax collection target will not increase more than Rs4,600bn during the current fiscal year

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US adds Chinese supercomputer centres to export blacklist

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:11:00 +0500

China will take necessary measures to firmly uphold Chinese companies legal rights and interests, says foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian

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PTI-led govt picks Asim Ahmed as new FBR chairman

09 Apr 2021 21:24:00 +0500

This is the sixth time the PTI-led government is appointing the FBR chairman

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Pakistan will not be able to meet tax collection target in current fiscal year

09 Apr 2021 17:49:00 +0500

Pakistan says its tax collection target will not increase more than Rs4,600bn during the current fiscal year

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US adds Chinese supercomputer centres to export blacklist

09 Apr 2021 15:11:00 +0500

China will take necessary measures to firmly uphold Chinese companies legal rights and interests, says foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian

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KE to bring down loadshedding during Ramadan

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:20:00 +0500

NTDC has allowed KE to add 450 MW to its system, following which a total of 1,100 MW electricity will be provided to Karachi

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KE to bring down loadshedding during Ramadan

08 Apr 2021 21:20:00 +0500

NTDC has allowed KE to add 450 MW to its system, following which a total of 1,100 MW electricity will be provided to Karachi

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NEPRA increases electricity tariff

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 18:42:00 +0500

Customers who utilise less than 50 units will be exempted from the hike, says NEPRA

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NEPRA increases electricity tariff

07 Apr 2021 18:42:00 +0500

Customers who utilise less than 50 units will be exempted from the hike, says NEPRA

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Exploring winter tourism in Pakistan PM Imran Khan shares breathtaking photos of winter skiing in Deosai

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 13:20:13 +0500

Deosai plateaus is situated at an average elevation of 4,114 metres (13,497 ft) above sea level in Gilgit-Baltistan

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Exploring winter tourism in Pakistan PM Imran Khan shares breathtaking photos of winter skiing in Deosai

06 Apr 2021 13:20:13 +0500

Deosai plateaus is situated at an average elevation of 4,114 metres (13,497 ft) above sea level in Gilgit-Baltistan

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Ghee, oil prices move up in Utility Stores ahead of Ramadan

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 18:24:46 +0500

The price of cooking oil has been increased from Rs6 to 9 per litre

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Ghee, oil prices move up in Utility Stores ahead of Ramadan

02 Apr 2021 18:24:46 +0500

The price of cooking oil has been increased from Rs6 to 9 per litre

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Latest petrol price in Pakistan

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:25:00 +0500

Finance Division reduces petrol price by Rs1.55

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Latest petrol price in Pakistan

31 Mar 2021 17:25:00 +0500

Finance Division reduces petrol price by Rs1.55

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Govt to credit salaries, pensions of employees via RAAST system

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 16:40:00 +0500

In a pilot phase, salaries, pensions of a group of federal govt employees will be transferred via RAAST

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Ahead of Ramadan, essential commodities witness stark rise in prices

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 21:15:00 +0500

The prices of sugar, chicken, fruits, vegetables, and other essential items have moved up across the country

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SBP holds policy rate at 7% to support economic recovery

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 18:56:00 +0500

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Saudi investor says KE has given zero returns even after 15 years of investment

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 15:07:26 +0500

Saudi businessman says the gain from investment in KE has effectively been nil

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Nokia plans slashing up to 10,000 jobs in 24 months

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 14:19:47 +0500

Nokia says that market developments in the next two years will determine the exact number of job losses

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Bitcoin crosses $60,000 for the first time

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 22:18:00 +0500

The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high of $60,012 at 1149 GMT

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PM Imran Khan disapproves ghee price hike in Utility Stores

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 21:52:00 +0500

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Hafeez Shaikh says govt mulling unified law for state enterprises, companies

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 19:17:00 +0500

He says three

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Rs6.3 billion Ramadan package proposed

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 22:23:00 +0500

Industries ministry proposes Rs50 subsidy on tea, Rs20 on milk

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Hong Kong removed from economic freedom ranking it once dominated

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 11:55:58 +0500

The announcement is a reputational blow for Hong Kong and comes as Beijing ramps up its bid to quash dissent after huge violent pro-democracy protests

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Asia markets resume losses as inflation fears take hold again

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 11:40:40 +0500

The panic has come despite repeated Federal Reserve assurances that it will not tighten policy until inflation is consistently high

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007 carmarker crashes into more losses on coronavirus impact

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 21:21:00 +0500

The luxury group also wrote off almost £100 million of investments in scrapped projects, including its electric car plans

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PM Imran lauds FBR for achieving revenue target

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 13:35:28 +0500

PM Imran has advised the FBR field formations to continue working with honesty and commitment

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New Asia record: Super luxury Hong Kong flat sold at whopping $59m

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 17:57:54 +0500

The price paid by the unidentified buyer for the property at 21 Borrett Road -- a newly built luxury apartment tower -- beat the previous price per square foot record set in 2017

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Car sales plunge 24% in Europe, says automobile manufacturers group

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 17:44:34 +0500

Spain was the worst hit, with a fall of 51.5%, followed by Germany down 31.1% and Belgium 27.2%

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Asian markets down on profit-taking

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 17:35:21 +0500

Tokyo, Sydney, Singapore, Seoul, Mumbai, Bangkok, Jakarta and Manila all fell, while Taipei and Wellington rose.

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Pakistan reaches deal with IMF on reforms for release of $500m

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 21:35:00 +0500

Completion of second to fifth reviews of reforms, pending approval of the Executive Board, would release $500 million

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NEPRA approves increase in power tariff

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 19:31:19 +0500

Once the decision is enforced, customers will have to bear a burden of Rs84 billion

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SBP announces changes in FX regulations

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 21:45:00 +0500

SBP has allowed the trading of units of funds quoted at SCRA and PKR version of Roshan Digital Account

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OGRA increases LPG price for Feb

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 21:59:00 +0500

The new rates will now be $9.61 and $9.35 per unit for the Sui Northern system and Sui Southern system, respectively

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FBR helpline down

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 17:35:00 +0500

The helpline will be down for nearly eight hours, says FBR spokesperson

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Shabbar Zaidi wants to know how Pakistan can justify its Rs5,000 note

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 15:33:00 +0500

Last week, former FBR chairperson Shabbar Zaidi had said government should demonetise the Rs5,000 note from July

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