APBF urges equitable CPEC benefits for all provinces

ISLAMABAD: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is a transnational project which promises faster growth and infrastructural development of the whole region and it...

Pakistan made significant improvements in infrastructure, energy sectors: report

ISLAMABAD: Nikkei Asian Review says Pakistan had recently witnessed significant improvements in its infrastructure and energy sectors due to vigorous efforts by Prime Minister...

Economic indicators show positive growth in first half

ISLAMABAD: Despite several challenges, the prudent strategy adopted by the incumbent government helped achieve the macroeconomic stability and now the economy is on a growth...

Despite rising banks, US stocks split

NEW YORK: Wall Street has tread water on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average finishing lower for the second day in a row...

Global markets mixed as Wall Street treads water

NEW YORK: Global stock indices finished mainly higher on Friday as Wall Street ended split despite healthy bank profits and another record Nasdaq close. Europe's...

Dar, Google director discuss collaboration for economic digitalisation

  Google Director Ann Lavin called on Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Thursday and discussed the possibilities of her company’s collaboration in digitalisation of...

Empress Market: Disadvantaged minorities without a level playing field

Clad in a vibrant Banarasi saree with a messy braided hairdo, Manisha Patel stood at her fixed spot amidst the early morning hustle bustle...

PM’s new package: Trick or treat for textile industry?

    Syeda Masooma Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced a package of incentives worth Rs 180 billion on Tuesday, aimed at reviving falling exports of the country....

Dar vows digitalization to increase access to financial services

Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Monday said that the government was determined to promote digitalization all across the country for increasing outreach...

SECP approves simplified regulatory framework for mutual funds distributors

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Monday approved simplified certification and regulatory requirements for distributors selling mutual funds unit for single...

PSX enters 2017 with bullish trend, surpasses 48,000 marks for first time

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday successfully continued its bullish trend in 2017 with massive induction of 517 points to surpass 48,000 level for...

Landa Bazaar Feels The Heat

Ayaz-ud Din was sitting on his pushcart of second hand garments, commonly known as ‘Landa,’ and gazing at passer-by’s. He is looking for customers...

Dar directs FBR to facilitate the voluntary tax payers/filers

Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for measures to facilitate the voluntary tax payers/...

Coping with the ‘overvalued’ exchange rate dilemma

Exchange rate management is considered as one of the most critical aspects of economic policymaking, particularly in countries that are vulnerable to balance of...

“Pakistan’s stock market likely to get $1bn worth of IPOs till 2018”

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) may receive new Initial Public Offers (IPOs) of above $1 billion from different power generation and distribution companies by the...

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