ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb has announced a 15% increase in government advertisement rates for newspapers and added that a handsome advertisement budget was being allocated to electronic, print and digital media separately. The minister made this announcement during a…

PIA's Bail Out Plan: Rs10bn Approved

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 17:15
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) approved on Wednesday a Rs10 billion package for Pakistan International Airline. The committee approved a month of salaries for the Pakistan Steel Mills. Apart from this the ECC gave extension to wheat exports till March 31, 2017.  

KARACHI: Pakistan has been forecasted to become the fastest growing Muslim economy around the world in 2017, estimated financial indicators published by The Economist suggested Tuesday. Pakistan's GDP growth - +5.3pct - is ahead of Israel's +4.0pct growth rate. With this, Pakistan also becomes the…

Rs7000 Off on PIA Umrah Fare

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 18:33
LAHORE: Good news for aspirants of Umrah as Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced a reduction in fares as a goodwill gesture on New Year. “The deal would start from today (Wednesday) and will continue till January 31,” A PIA spokesman said on Wednesday. Athar Awan,…

  KARACHI: The PSX-100 Index continues to set new records, closing at 48,828 points on Tuesday. The index added 587 points to inch closer towards crossing the psychologically important level of 50,000 points. Overall, 501,264,170 shares, worth approximately Rs 27,178,414,874.50, were traded during market hours.…

Staying on its bullish trajectory, Pakistan’s KSE-100 Index on Monday opened this year with aggressive activity. It commenced trading at 47,806 points today at the opening bell, and peaked to reach 48,335 points at 11:31 AM, rising 529 points. The benchmark index closed 2016 on…

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday released its first quarterly report on the economy of Pakistan. According to the report, SBP has projected growth in the manufacturing sector in the remaining part of the fiscal year due to supporting policies and encouraging…

Dubai Market Suffered Due Indian's Demonetization

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 02:25
A famous gold market in Dubai was witnessing almost no visitors from India due to demonetization, The Financial Express reported. The report said that for the single-store operators in the market, the demonetization hit has been extremely severe. “What you are seeing here is a…

ISLAMABAD: With an improving macroeconomic environment, Pakistan Stock Exchange (KSE) index has gained close to 400% since 2009, and 40% this year alone – leaving neighbouring markets in the dust. “Pakistan’s equities have had a number of things going their way, like an improving macroeconomic…

Rs5000 Denomination will not be Repealed, FM

Monday, 26 December 2016 19:23
ISLAMABAD: The Finance Ministry on Monday clarified that the Rs 5,000 note was not being pulled from circulation and reports pertaining to this were baseless. A spokesman from the ministry said the current denomination of highest value notes in Pakistan i.e. Rs 5,000 was significantly smaller…

LAHORE: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique Saturday claimed that the annual income of Pakistan Railways (PR) has increased one hundred percent during the tenure of incumbent government. Talking to newsmen after inaugurating “Rehabilitated Diesel Locomotive and New Hopper Wagons” at Lahore Railway Station, he said…

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) held a board meeting to discuss the case of Airbus 310 aircraft which was sold to a museum in Germany for only Rs5 million. Independent estimates suggest that even a plane wreck of this aircraft would cost over Rs8 million.…

KARACHI: Pakistan’s currency market has been shaken by resolution adopted by Senate seeking withdrawal of high denomination Rs5000 currency notes. Chairman Exchange Companies Association told that currently dollar is being traded above Rs108 in open market. He further revealed that currency business has been reduced to half and…

SMEs come on banks’ radar

Monday, 19 December 2016 14:47
Lending to small and medium enterprises of both conventional and Islamic banks has begun to rise due to higher credit demand. Conventional banks’ lending to SMEs saw a sudden rise of 9.2pc or Rs27.40bn, during July-September. And, SMEs borrowing from Islamic banks, and from Islamic…

LAHORE: Despite perceived failure of genetically modified (GM) cotton seed experience in Pakistan and official reports confirming the presence of advanced varieties of bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton seed in use, the Punjab government is reportedly planning to acquire two more advanced varieties from a multinational…

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