Current account deficit shrinks 36pc YoY in Jan

KARACHI: The current account deficit for January 2020 clocked in at $555 million as opposed to $865 million in January 2019, signifying a...

Stocks close flat in range-bound session

KARACHI: It was a dull start to the trading week at Pakistan Stock Exchange, as the incides kept trading within a narrow...

Turkey ready to join CPEC projects, Erdogan says

–Turkish president calls for 'quickly increasing' Pak-Turk trade to $1bn and gradually raising it to $5bn –PM Imran promises to fully facilitate Turkish...

Imran Khan wants out of box solution to reduce power, gas tariffs

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed authorities concerned to consider out of the box solution and proposals to check electricity and...

Stocks close in red ahead of FATF decision

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed another range-bound trading session on Thursday, as the investors remained cautious ahead of the Financial Action...

Pakistan gears up to capture markets ceded by virus-hit China

Exporters demand clarity on long-term textile policy, energy tariff

FATF gives Pakistan June deadline to avoid blacklist

FATF says it will take action if Islamabad fails to make 'significant, sustainable progress' in penalising terror financing

Bulls stage comeback as index gains 400 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) turned around its fortunes on Wednesday as the indices recovered losses made in the previous session and...

Pakistan and Turkey eye FTA, sign strategic framework

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Turkey have formally signed a Strategic Economic Framework (SEF) for the promotion of trade and economic relations and to further...

Bearish spell continues as KSE-100 loses 212 points

KARACHI: Bears further tightened their grip around the Pakistan Stock Exchange on Friday, as the indices failed to sustain gains accumulated early in...

Cotton arrivals fall 20pc to 8.54m bales 

LAHORE: As many as 8.547 million cotton bales reached the ginning industries across the country from February 1 till February 15, as compared...

Medicinal imports drop 10pc in seven months

ISLAMABAD: The import of medicinal products into the country during the first seven months of the financial year 2019-20 dipped by 9.95pc as...

Punjab bags £36m funding for women empowerment

LAHORE: In order to ensure economic empowerment of women, the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) would provide up to £36 million...

PCMA deplores unavailability of imported raw material

LAHORE: Pakistan Chemical Manufacturers Association (PCMA) has called for a permanent solution to the problems faced by the local industry due to unavailability...

SBP reserves up $74m to $12.5bn

KARACHI: Foreign exchange reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) increased by $74 million to $12,504.7 million during the week...