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PM Nawaz to leave for New York on 23rd

ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, accompanied by a small delegation, is leaving for New York on 23rd September 2014. He will address the United Nations General Assembly on September 26. The Prime Minister will also co-chair UN Peacekeeping Summit along with US Vice President Joe Biden and a few other world leaders. On the sidelines of the United National ... Read More »

Midday: Stocks remain flat, lose half of early gains

KARACHI: Multifarious challenges currently the country faced with kept the stocks flat as the Karachi Stock Exchange benchmark KSE-100 remained fluctuating, losing half of its gains made during early trading to decline to 30033 points in midday trading on Monday. Earlier, the market started the week on a positive note and went up 34 points or 0.11 percent to reach ... Read More »

Opening: KSE starts week on positive note

KARACHI: The Karachi Stock Exchange benchmark KSE-100 started the week on a positive note and went up 34 points or 0.11 percent to reach 30049.91 points amid floods devastation and deepening political impasse in early trading on Monday. The KSE-100 opened at the week-end closing and started upward march. Investors thought are cautious to play safe and opt to square ... Read More »

ADB President reaches Islamabad on 3-day visit

ISLAMABAD: Takehiko Nakao,the President of Asian Development,  on Tuesday reached Islamabad on a three-day visit. Talking briefly to media at the airport, the ADB President said that the Bank desires to increase partnership with Pakistan. Mr Nakao has scheduled meetings with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain during his stay in Islamabad. The economic team ... Read More »

PM takes notice of overbilling, electricity theft

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has taken the notice of overbilling and theft of electricity and established a special committee under the supervision of Water and Electricity Advisor Mussadaq Malik. He instructed that the committee will present the report within a week to solve the complaints of electricity consumers. Federal ministers Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Abbas Afridi ... Read More »

Opening: KSE continues upward rally

KARACHI: Karachi Stocks Exchange (KSE) 100-index continued its upward rally on third day of trading with 34.85 points to 29763.76, recording a positive change of 0.12 percent. Once the market plunged to 29712.11 points but recovered with the passage of time. KSE remained positive due to fixture of another round of talks between the government and the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf ... Read More »

Aftershocks of Imran, Qadri sit-ins

LAHORE: The aftershocks of the sit-ins by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahirul Qadri have begun to visibly appear in the economic horizon of the country after the postponement of Chinese President Xi Jingping’s visit to Pakistan. It was hoped that flood doors of the foreign direct investment would open in Pakistan with ... Read More »

KPCCI polls: Candidates of Businessman Group elected unopposed

PESHAWAR: The candidates of Businessman Forum on four vacant seats of (corporate group) for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KPCCI) elections for 2014-15 have been elected unopposed. For corporate group in executive body of KPCCI, the four contesting candidates, elected unopposed following the withdrawal of nomination papers by S Minhajuddin Shah. An election commission constituted for this ... Read More »

Export consignments and PTI, PAT sit-ins

The federal government has started sending containers back to ports as the politically-charged atmosphere has begun to subside. The Islamabad administration had installed the containers on the city roads to block marchers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek from reaching Islamabad and containing them to certain areas. A ruthless official machinery had been used to impound the containers, ... Read More »

KCCI, UK-PAK chamber ink MoU to enhance bilateral trade

KARACHI: Senior Vice President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Muffasar Atta Malik has said that KCCI’s delegation successfully participated in the “UK-Pakistan Trade Festival” organized recently by Consulate General of Pakistan at The Great Hall in Manchester Town Hall. KCCI’s delegation, which was led by Muffasar Atta Malik, Senior Vice President, comprised Muhammad Idrees, Vice President, ... Read More »

Bulldozing Chinese president’s visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping has cancelled his scheduled visit to Pakistan – a move that was already feared in view of the ongoing sit-ins in Islamabad by Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahirul Qadri. Some circles in the federal capital claim that China’s security team did not give security clearance to their president to visit ... Read More »

Midday: KSE recovers early losses  

KARACHI: The Karachi Stocks Exchange (KSE) 100-index remained volatile till midday on Friday due to uncertainty hovering over the political horizon of the country despite ongoing talks between the government and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahirul Qadri. At start of the trading, the KSE even plunged to 29496.19 points but recovered with the ... Read More »

Opening: KSE takes negative start in early trading

KARACHI: As govt and PTI-PAT teams could not reach any deal, KSE 100-index once against took a negative start, shedding 20.85 points to 29583.45 in early trading of the morning session on Friday. At start of the trading, KSE even plunged to 29496.19 points but recovered with the passage of time. Dr Arif Alvi of PTI dispelled an impression that the ... Read More »

Closing: Karachi stocks show 8.75 points increase on Thursday

KARACHI: The Karachi Stocks Exchange 100-index gained only 8.75 points on Thursday to reach 29604.30 mark as political standoff still prevails in Islamabad. The KSE 100-index opened at 29523.78 and total trade volume remained 128,676,320 shares. The highest increase witnessed in price of Fauji Cement, Telecard Limited, Jah sidd Company and Engro Corporation while the Unilever Pakistan, Siemens Pakistan, Shield ... Read More »

Midday: KSE gains 128 points as upward rally goes on

KARACHI: Bullish trend continued at the Karachi Stocks Exchange and the 100-index added another 128.09 points to reach 29723.64 until midday on Thursday. Political standoff still prevails in Islamabad, but the government and the opposition parties in the assembly are making frantic efforts to break the deadlock after negotiating with the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) of Imran Khan and Pakistan ... Read More »

Opening: KSE remains buoyant, gains 250 more points

KARACHI: Though political scenario remains hazy, stocks continue to capitalize on the developments taking place in the federal capital as Karachi Stock Exchange KSE-100 index roared past the overnight gains and added another 250 points or 0.86 percent to touch 29,510 in early trading on Wednesday. The market opened with positive sentiments and kept on marching upward, giving boost to ... Read More »

Weekly roundup: Bears reign KSE amid Imran, Qadri sit-ins

KARACHI: As the Azadi and Inqilab marches led by Pakistani Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri entered third week, the bears and bulls kept fighting the whole last week at the Karachi Stock Exchange. The KSE 100-index started last week journey with initial 28,871.75 points and lost 304.01 points in five days ... Read More »

Weekly roundup: Rupee manages to reverse dollar blows

ISLAMABAD: The sentiments-driven rupee received blows on Monday on the back of what the market gurus called the political turmoil haunting the country’s feeble economy for more than two weeks in the name of Azadi and Inqilab marches led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri. Followers of Khan and Tahirul Qadri have been massed outside Parliament since Aug 15 in ... Read More »

KSE takes fantastic start with 994.58 points gain

KARACHI: After bearish trend gripped the stocks market for the whole week, the KSE 100-Index took a fantastic start on Friday by gaining 994.58 points to 28,769.01, recording a positive change of 3.58 percent in early trading of the morning session. Political deadlock still prevails in the capital city due to sit-ins by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri. However, lodging ... Read More »

Dastgir hails Azad Kashmir traders for rejecting Imran’s call

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir has supported the business community in Azad Kashmir for rejecting the call of civil disobedience by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan. The representatives of the business community in Azad Kashmir were of the view that the call of civil disobedience will further weaken the economy. They demanded Imran Khan take the call back. ... Read More »