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Senate committee expresses concerns over non-availability of agri-credit

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Asian shares rise after Wall Street experiences record highs

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Market daily: stocks see small rise after tumultuous session

LAHORE Tuesday saw another roller coaster ride for investors at the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The market participation was meagre and the stocks rebounded in either...

Market daily: PSX witnesses dull day as stocks slide further

Lahore: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) failed to build upon gains of the previous session where bulls looked weak. Investors seemed neutral to the...

Market daily: stocks play up, down, up and steady!

LAHORE The stocks were once again seen riding the rollercoaster on Friday as the market gained, lost and then gained to finally settle in green. Investors...

Pakistan is committed to objective of regional connectivity: Dar

URUMQI Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that Pakistan is committed to the objective of regional connectivity as it believes that the future of people...

SECP continues enforcement drive against insurers

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PBC meets PM, suggests major policy intervention

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Dar chairs meeting to review country’s state of economy

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Market daily: bears drag PSX close to 42,000pts

LAHORE Bears held their grip over the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in the first trading session of the week. Having hit hard by the political...

No foreign loans obtained in August by govt, says: Finance Ministry

Islamabad: According to sources in Ministry of Finance, Pakistan hadn’t obtained any commercial foreign loan loans since Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi took the...

FBR denies withholding sales tax refunds

ISLAMABAD Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has denied reports which claimed that the online transfer of Rs 23 billion sales tax refund to the exporters...

Bank Alfalah posts PBT of Rs8.47bn, EPS of Rs3.04

KARACHI The Board of Directors of Bank Alfalah Limited approved the bank’s half yearly, unaudited financial statements, for the period ended June 30, 2017. The...

Low investor confidence: KSE-100 falls to 43,000pts level

Red overshadows THE Trade Screen LAHORE The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) resumed trading after the long weekend with weak sentiments. Low investor confidence was evident on...

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