Cost of the census escalates to a striking Rs 30.24b

The Finance Ministry is reported to have said that the cost of the census can escalate to as high as  Rs 30.24...

Mari Petroleum discovers new gas reserves in Ghotki

Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL)  declared a new gas discovery in Ghotki, district of Sindh at the exploratory well Shaheen-I in the...

PSX standardises brokerage commission rates under the Securities Act 2015

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) has finalised the standardisation of its brokerage commission rates - (5 paisas or 0.25% : whichever is higher...

SECP and PSX ignore issues and violations in audits of MR Securities of 2015

KARACHI: Despite certain issues and violations during the audit of MR Securities conducted in 2015, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)...

PACRA grants AA Long-Term Entity Ratings to PNSC

    The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency (PACRA) has granted an Entity Ratings of Long Term ‘AA’ to Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) in...

Over 100 Russian companies keen to invest in Pakistan: SBI

  Over 100 Russian companies are interested in investing in the pharmaceutical, machines manufacturing, construction and other sectors in Pakistan; and the Sindh...

Direct investment surges by 9.9% to $1.161bn

Total foreign investment up by 52.7% to $1.830bn Pakistan’s foreign investment in July-Jan 2016-17 swelled up by 52.7 per cent to $1.830...

K-Electric seeks govt help for settlement of dues with official entities

    The government has asked the out-going K-Electric (K-E) management to reconcile their payables and receivables with the respective government entities in a...

Petrol price hiked by Rs1 per litre

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday approved an increase in prices of petroleum products, which will be effective from Feburary16 (Thursday). The prices...

Chinese investors keen to set up industrial park, JVs in Pakistan

Chinese investors are keen to set up an industrial park, power generation plants and joint ventures (JV) in many sectors of Pakistan as...

Pakistan, Korea Exim Bank to develop the first software technology park

Pakistan and Korea Exim Bank will sign an agreement for the establishment of first Software Technology Park in Islamabad on 21st of...

Work on hydroelectric power projects on steady road to completion

The Neelum Jhelum hydroelectric project will be ready for inauguration on February 28 next year, Chairman Water and Power Development Authority...

KSE-100 sheds 670 points in intra-day trading

The KSE-100 Index plummeted as much as 670 points or 1.35% during intra-day trading.It is believed that SECP’s crackdown on in-house financing...

Former KP Governor appointed aviation adviser to PM

Former governor of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan Abbasi, has been appointed the adviser to the prime minister on aviation with the key...

Govt misses annual budget deficit target, escalates to an alarming Rs 799b

The government has miserably failed to meet the parliament-approved annual budget deficit target by Rs 200 billion, widening the gap to an...

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FBR proposes up to Rs40,000 tax for shopkeepers

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has proposed a maximum Rs40,000 fixed tax for shopkeepers, Pakistan Today has learnt. As per the documents, the tax...

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