Shaikh chairs meeting on trade regulatory authority
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Shaikh chairs meeting on trade regulatory authority

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh here on Monday chaired a meeting…

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$500mn ships export sees Bangladesh
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$500mn ships export sees Bangladesh

DHAKA: Bangladesh looks set to earn around $500 million over the next two years by…

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India wholesale inflation rate rises more than expected
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India wholesale inflation rate rises more than expected

Indian inflation rose faster than expected in May, raising expectations of a further interest rate…

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Japan unveils $6bn business boost, keeps rates on hold
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Japan unveils $6bn business boost, keeps rates on hold

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has unveiled a 500bn yen ($6.2bn; £3.8bn) credit line to…

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Minister directs OMCs to ensure petrol supply to upcountry areas
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Minister directs OMCs to ensure petrol supply to upcountry areas

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Dr Asim Hussain Monday directed all Oil…

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FBR surpasses last year’s total revenue collections
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FBR surpasses last year’s total revenue collections

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has surpassed last year’s revenue collections of Rs1327.38 billion…

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High unemployment claims, food prices slow economy
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High unemployment claims, food prices slow economy

WASHINGTON – Jobs are scarce and food prices are likely to stay high through next…

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US growth will strengthen this year, says Bernanke
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US growth will strengthen this year, says Bernanke

The Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke says the US economic recovery will rebound in the…

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Bhalwal Industrial Estate to house 280 industrial units
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Bhalwal Industrial Estate to house 280 industrial units

LAHORE: As many as 60,000 new jobs will be created, directly or indirectly, with the…

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LCCI delegation visits S.Korea, China, Vietnam
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LCCI delegation visits S.Korea, China, Vietnam

LAHORE: A six-member Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry delegation headed by its President Shahzad…

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Pakistan Economic Survey 2010-11
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Pakistan Economic Survey 2010-11

The Real GDP is estimated to grow at 2.4pc on the back of strong performance…

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National Budget to be announced on Friday
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National Budget to be announced on Friday

ISLAMABAD: The National Budget for the Fiscal Year 2011-12, envisaging growth rate acceleration, economic stabilization,…

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US Fed should begin to hike interest rates
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US Fed should begin to hike interest rates

WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve should begin to hike interest rates in coming months, the…

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World’s largest economies generally avoiding protectionism – UN report
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World’s largest economies generally avoiding protectionism – UN report

UNITED NATIONS: The Group of 20 (G20) largest economies are largely keeping their pledges to…

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Qatar to invest up to $10bn in Egypt
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Qatar to invest up to $10bn in Egypt

CAIRO: Qatar is looking at pumping up to $10 billion through investments and projects into…

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