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Govt took bold steps for economic reforms, efforts to continue in...

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has said that Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) led incumbent government had boldly taken on various...

UK industrial output unexpectedly drops: official data

LONDON: Britain's industrial production has taken an unexpected tumble, hurt by a sharp slide in oil and gas extraction, official data showed on Wednesday. Output...

German industrial orders leap in December

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Industrial orders in Europe’s largest economy Germany jumped in December, data released Monday showed, beating predictions and suggesting that economic good...

PIA privatisation: Joint action committee distributed  

Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Joint Action Committee’s meeting against airlines privatisation and presidential ordinance ended on disagreement between Peoples Unity and Air League. As per...

TransCanada, partners set oil products project in Mexico

TransCanada announced Tuesday a major investment in refined oil products storage and transportation in Mexico with two Mexican partners. Citing growing demand in Mexico, the...

Weak earnings, Trump fears pressure US stocks

NEW YORK: The Dow retreated Tuesday as US stocks remained pressured following lackluster earnings from ExxonMobil and uncertainty over the Trump growth agenda. ExxonMobil missed...

Crude oil prices slightly rise

Prices of crude oil are slightly higher in Asia trade because of a weaker dollar on Thursday. Investors are awaiting data on US oil stockpiles...

SBP’s powers to regulate foreign exchange business strengthened

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan's powers to regulate the foreign exchange business have been strengthened through enactment of the Foreign Exchange (Amendment) Act, 2016. A...

British unemployment claims fall after Brexit vote

LONDON: Britain witnessed a surprise drop in claims for unemployment benefits in July, the immediate aftermath of the country's vote in favour of exiting...

CPEC played role in attracting investors to Pakistan: Expert

ISLAMABAD: Economic Expert Dr. Manzoor Khan Afridi Friday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has played major role in attracting investors to Pakistan. Talking...