Asian markets chase record Wall St close on hopes for US stimulus

NEW YORK, Apr 21: Global markets have taken a hit this month owing to concerns about US-Russia relations, tensions on the Korean peninsula and...

Vegetable prices going up, Lemon to Rs400 per kg

LAHORE, Apr 17: Rates of all vegetable going up while lemon has soared to Rs400 per kilogram from Rs80 kilogram in last few days....

PM Nawaz promises to facilitate poor in housing sector

ISLAMABAD, Apr 12: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said in view of growing urbanization, the government would facilitate the low income groups...

Pakistan, Hungary agree to form JECC for trade ties

ISLAMABAD, Apr 12: Pakistan and Hungary have agreed to promote economic cooperation in various areas including machine industry, electronics industry, food and agriculture, water...

WAPDA signs contract with Turkey firm Warsak station

ISLAMABAD, Apr 12: The Water and Power Development Authority has signed a contract with a Turkish company for rehabilitation of Warsak hydro power station...

Dollar near 5-month low vs yen amid geopolitical risk

NEW YORK, Apr 12: The dollar fell broadly on Tuesday, nearly touching a five-month low against the Japanese yen, as geopolitical risk and declining...

Overseas Pakistani workers remit $14 bln in first 9 months of FY17

KARACHI, Apr 12: The Overseas Pakistani workers have remitted US$ 14,057.67 million in first nine months-July to March, of the fiscal year 2017-FY17, compared...

SBP keeps policy rate unchanged at 5.75pc

KARACHI, Mar 25: As predicted, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has decided to keep the interest rate unchanged at at 5.75 percent for the...

Pak-Afghan border reopens, PAJCCI lauds PM’s decision

KARACHI, Mar 21: A joint delegation from Pakistan and Afghanistan under the leadership of Zubair Motiwala, Chairman PAJCCI,  met under the aegis of Beyond Boundaries-...

World Bank approves loan of $450m to curb poverty in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Mar 17: The World Bank (WB) on Wednesday approved a loan of worth $450 million to help the poorest and most vulnerable people...