Rupee hits nine-month low at 163.35

The rise of the United States (US) dollar in the interbank against the Pakistani rupee continued on Monday as it crossed the...

Pakistan’s exports to Italy record 49pc growth

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports to Italy recorded a 49 per cent growth on a year-on-year basis to $786 million in the outgoing fiscal...

Pakistan ranks ‘cheapest country to live in’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been ranked as 'the cheapest country in the world to live in' with a cost of living index showing...

FBR exceeds July target by Rs68bn

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has exceeded July’s tax collection target by a wide margin of Rs68 billion. The FBR collected...
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Local assembling of EVs to start this year: Hammad Azhar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar on Thursday expressed hope that local assembling of electric vehicles (EVs) would start in the country...

IMF acknowledges growth in Pakistan’s economic activity

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has acknowledged Pakistan’s stronger economic activity and kept the global growth forecast largely unchanged at six per...

SBP maintains policy rate at 7pc

The State Bank of Pakistan has decided to maintain the policy rate at 7 per cent for the next two months, the...

Pakistan ranks top 10 in business environment: report

BEIJING: Pakistan has been ranked one of the world’s top 10 economies with the most improved business environment due to taking measures...

PSX set to launch 90-day DFCs

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday will introduce a new eligibility criteria for the trading of futures and communicated the launch of...

ECC to approve 5-year trade framework

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) is likely to approve the Strategic Trade Policy Framework (STPF) 2020-25. Earlier, the economic decision-making body had...

Kamyab Pakistan to be launched this month

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin on Saturday said The government has decided to give Rs1.6 trillion to Kamyab Pakistan...

ECC approves massive rise in essential items’ prices

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Friday gave approval to increase Ghee, Flour and Sugar prices. The meeting of...

Pakistan moves to bring cryptocurrency boom out of the dark

ISLAMABAD: Once a week Ghulam Ahmed, 38, takes time out from his cryptocurrency consulting business to log into a WhatsApp group with...

Pakistan, Uzbek trade connectivity to open up new avenues of region’s prosperity: PM

TASHKENT: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said Pakistan’s connectivity with Uzbekistan in trade and bilateral spheres would open up new avenues...

New land grab law soon: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his government was considering introducing a new legislation to target landgrabbers to ensure strict action against...