Govt’s negligence leading to lower exports: FPCCI

ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has expressed grave concern over the declining trend in exports, which...

Local production of Fertilizer crucial for PM’s vision of ‘Making Pakistan the Food Basket for the World’

  The year 2019 ended on a high note with the Government celebrating a saving of approximately $250 million in foreign exchange that...

Budget 2019-20: Salaried class to pay more taxes under PTI govt

Tax reliefs for salaried class introduced by the PML-N government have been withdrawn by the PTI led government in the latest budget.

Rupee continues to tumble, down 3.1 per cent

It is speculated that the rupee will continue to fall and is expected to be valued at around Rs180 by December 2020 against the US dollar.

Rupee down by another Rs4.6 against dollar in interbank market, hits Rs147

Ibrahim Moosa for Mettis Global told Profit, "The Pakistani rupee is expected to depreciate against the US dollar further and the market expectation is at around Rs147-148."

Market Daily: A glimmer of hope for investors at PSX, up 261.42 points

LAHORE: Driven by Thursday’s inertia, the KSE 100 index was off to a weak start at open and after falling to fresh...

Oil refineries fear shutdown amid rising fuel oil stocks

Pakistan oil refineries have warned the Ministry of Energy that rising fuel oil inventories, driven by the government’s shift to LNG-based power...

PSX witnesses bearish trends as IMF talks remain inconclusive

The KSE-100 index closed on Friday at 40,869 points, a decrease of 1.9% since the previous week. Market capitalisation decreased from $61.46...

Is biotechnology the future of agriculture in Pakistan?

Due to the adoption of hybrid maize seeds by farmers, average yields of maize across Punjab have increased from 14 maunds...

Investors await financial assistance, remain undeterred by EM Review  

The Pakistan Stock Exchange closed the week at 41,661 points, increasing (+0.66 per cent) from the previous week. The average daily turnover...

Confused sentiments at PSX as index drops 1.4pc in week

The benchmark KSE-100 index closed on the last trading day of the week at 41,388.88 points, with an increase of +21.5 (+0.05...

Pakistan’s inflation rate ringing alarm bells amid financial turmoil

The inflation rate in Pakistan has always been on the high side since the last couple of years. The average Pakistani has...

Financial sector remains resilient despite tightening of macro-financial conditions: report

State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) annual publication Financial Stability Review (FSR) suggests that the level of overall risks to financial stability, as measured by Financial Vulnerability Index, has bottomed out in the calendar year 2017.

Market Daily: KSE-100 flat WoW amid profit-taking

During the week, foreigners remained net sellers to the tune of $14.6 million as against net selling of $0.4 million seen during the same period last week.

Foreign reserves plunge to four-year low after 4.4 per cent drop

Foreign currency reserves held by SBP were recorded at $9,063.6 million, down $415.9 million