Monday, March 30, 2020

EU extends Pakistan’s GSP-Plus status for two years

Web Desk – The European Union has extended the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) Plus status for Pakistan till 2022, Advisor to the Prime Minister...

A weekly review: Stocks obtain thin trade over coronavirus concerns

KARACHI – The stock market in the outgoing week kept struggling for its sustainability as confusion and uncertainty surrounded potential investors due to the...

SECP implements measures to enhance liquidity

ISLAMABAD – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has been undertaking a reform agenda to revitalise the market, with primary focus on...

US Envoy Khalilzad, FM Qureshi discuss US-Taliban peace agreement

DOHA – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad called on Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Doha on Saturday. Zalmay Khalilzad apprised the...

Hafeez Shaikh reviews energy sector issues of Balochistan

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired a meeting on Friday to review various energy sector issues that...

Oil prices steady but set for weekly gain on supply cut optimism

SINGAPORE – Oil prices were steady on Friday but are set for their first weekly gain in six weeks on the assumption major producers...

Asian shares tick up, aim for second week of gains amid virus scare

TOKYO – Asian shares edged up on Friday, on course to post the second straight week of gains, helped by hopes governments will make...

Factbox: Coronavirus forces delay of trade fairs and conferences

Over two dozen large trade fairs and industry conferences in China and overseas have been postponed due to travel curbs and concerns about the...

EOBI increases pension money from Rs 5250 to Rs 8500 per month

ISLAMABAD  – Employees’ Old- Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) on Friday has said that the present government has raised the pension amount from Rs 5250...

Food prices surge as cabinet approves relief package

ISLAMABAD – The prices of basic food commodities increased following the approval of Rs15 billion relief package for a period of five months to...

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