Petrol pump owners resent heavy fines, forced closures

PESHAWAR: Petrol pump owners and dealers have resented the imposition of heavy fines, sealing of petrol pumps, and torture of staffs due...

IMF urges Pakistan to further cap limits on short-term borrowings

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is looking to further the constraints on short-term borrowings for filling the budgetary gap arising from the...

Stocks shed 330 points as investors turn cautious

KARACHI: Bears dominated the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on first trading session of the week, as investors preferred to stay on sidelines...

Pakistan‘s interest rate expected to remain at 7pc 

Experts have said that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is expected to keep the interest rate at 7 per cent for...

Textile sector production revs up as virus spread decelerates

The country's textile sector has dramatically increased its scale of production, restoring it to pre-corona levels of maximum capacity as the containment...

President for early operationalisation of TAPI pipeline project

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need for early operationalisation of TAPI (Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India) gas pipeline project...

FBR issues rules for duty-free import of minimum value goods

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday issued rules for duty-free minimum value of goods imported through courier and postal...

Chicken price rises as wedding season starts

PESHAWAR: The price of chicken has increased by Rs60 per kg in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the last week, after the government allowed...

Stocks stage sharp recovery after early losses

Benchmark index ends 170 points higher despite shedding 100 points in early trade
Imran Khan

PM okays establishment of 18 markets along Afghanistan, Iran borders

ISLAMABAD: In an effort to encourage legal business with neighbouring countries, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday accorded approval to set up...
Pakistan-Afghanistan

Balochistan govt opens another trade terminal at Pak-Afghan border

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has said that the provincial government is making a comprehensive plan to promote economic activities...

PM’s task force mulls ways to promote gems, jewellery sector

ISLAMABAD: The prime minister’s task force on gems & jewellery held its first meeting under the chairmanship of Engineer Gul Asghar Khan...
Importers

Plastic imports surge by 11.2% YoY in July

ISLAMABAD: The imports of plastic materials witnessed an increase of 11.2 per cent during the first month of the current fiscal year...

Restaurants’ boycott of Foodpanda services enters 2nd day

'APRA is now seeking competition commission's help to end the monopoly of the food delivery company'

Oil jumps above $41 as storm hits US output, inventories drop

LONDON: Oil prices rose for a second day on Wednesday, gaining more than 2pc, as a hurricane closed US offshore production and...