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 Brazil trade deficit fall $3.174 billion from $4.068 billion in January

BRASILIA:  Brazil posted a wider than expected trade deficit in January even after imports and exports tumbled, government data showed. The trade deficit of $3.174 billion was smaller than the $4.068 billion shortfall of a year earlier. The median forecast of 17 analysts surveyed by Reuters was for a deficit of $3 billion. Brazil posted a surplus of $293 million ... Read More »

European Central Bank considers three options to buy govt bonds

AMSTERDAM: The European Central Bank is considering three possible options for government bonds purchases measures of its January 22 policy meeting. One of the measures, the countries of government bonds in accordance with the investment rate to the eurozone countries of ECB purchases ECB directly, those that provide liquidity to the financial system. The second option, purchase only government bonds of triple ... Read More »

Rs2.97/unit cut: Discos directed to pass on Rs19b relief in Jan 2015 bills

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) notified all electricity distribution companies (Discos) to pass on relief to the tune of Rs19 billion to all power consumers, except that of K-Electric and lifeline, by slashing power tariff by Rs2.97 per unit in the electricity bills for January 2015. The power tariff cut has been announced in the head of ... Read More »

Thai Broadband fund Jasmine postpones $1.2b IPO

BANGKOK: Jasmine Broadband Internet Infrastructure Fund Thailand has pushed back the listing of an up to $1.2 billion initial public offering to January due to a delay in approvals from stock market regulator on Monday. Books were to originally close on December 8 with a listing targeted for December 22. Bookbuilding will resume in early January. Read More »

NBP profits up by 107pc to Rs12.1 billion in nine months

KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has recorded Rs12.1 billion profit-after-tax from January to September in 2014, showing a growth of 107 per cent. The NBP pre-tax profit increased by 143pc to Rs18 billion during in the nine months this year against Rs7.4 billion of the corresponding period of 2013. The bank’s earnings per share (eps) soared up to ... Read More »