FBR rejects claims of reduced Income Tax returns

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has rejected claims of reduction in the number of Income Tax returns filed for the current...

Adviser to PM on Finance holds meeting with SECP, PSX

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail held a meeting with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and...

Cement prices to go up by Rs50 per bag

LAHORE: Cement manufacturers nationwide have decided to jack up cement price by Rs50 per bag after the hike in fuel prices recently....

Minister of State for Finance, Rana Afzal meets Afghan delegation

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Finance Rana Mohammad Afzal had a meeting with the Afghan delegation attending the Pak-Afghan Joint Committee (PAJC) meeting...

Market Daily: KSE 100 continues to rally for third session, gains 271 points

LAHORE: Bulls of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) showed strength on Thursday as the cement sector advanced. The star sector since the...

FBR registers 17.65pc revenue growth in first 8 months

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected Rs2259 billion revenue during the first eight months of the current fiscal year 2017-18. The...

Price hike: Petrol price up Rs3.56 per litre

ISLAMABAD: Following OGRA’s recommendations, the government here on Wednesday announced another price hike in the price of petrol by Rs3.56 per litre...

Punjab govt spent hefty amount for increasing yields: DC

SIALKOT: Sialkot Deputy Commissioner Dr Farrukh Naveed said on Wednesday the Punjab government had spent billions of rupees under various schemes to...

68th meeting of NA Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs held

ISLAMABAD: The 68th meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs of the National Assembly was held here on...

Current Account deficit to reach $15-16 billion this year: MoF

ISLAMABAD: With a whopping increase by $4 billion, the current account deficit in this financial year is feared to reach $15 to...

Market Daily: KSE 100 breaks 43,000 mark

LAHORE: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) closed positive for the second consecutive session, with the benchmark KSE 100 index gaining 244 points...

Market Daily: Turbulent session settles positive

LAHORE: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed another uncertain session on Tuesday, recovering losses midday. In midst of political turmoil, investors remained...

Rs10911.278mn released for petroleum sector in eight months under PSDP

ISLAMABAD:The government has released Rs10911.278 million for the Petroleum and Natural Resources Division under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP 2017-18) during...

Pak-Afghan trade tumbles from $2.7bn to $1.2bn in 18 months

By HAMID KHAN WAZIR ISLAMABAD: Owing to the fast-deteriorating relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan, bilateral trade between the two countries has witnessed a...

Khawaja Asif meets Gazprom chairman, agree to enhance cooperation

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif met Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller in Saint Petersburg, on Thursday, during his official visit to the...