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State Bank keeps monetary policy rate unchanged at 10 per cent

KARACHI: In line with market expectations, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) decided on Saturday to keep the policy rate unchanged at 10%. Addressing a press conference at the central bank’s head office, SBP Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra painted a rosy picture of the economy by saying that economic conditions at the beginning of the year […]

Money matters: Workers’ remittances up 11.87 per cent

KARACHI: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted .58 billion in the first nine months (July-March) of 2013-14, up 11.87% compared with .35 billion received during the same period of the last fiscal year. The inflow of remittances in July-March from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United States, United Kingdom, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, including Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar […]

Haram expansion: Hajj quota slashed by 20 per cent

KARACHI:  Saudi Arabia has reduced the Hajj quota for the pilgrims from the Muslim world by 20 per cent due to the ongoing expansion project of the Masjid-e-Haram. The move will reduce the number of Pakistani pilgrims from 180,000 to 144,000. The Saudi government has already reduced the Umrah quota. The ministry of religious affairs […]

Market watch: KSE rises 0.98 per cent to finish at 188.91 points

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 0.98 per cent or 188.91 points to end at the 19661.46 point level. 178 million shares were traded compared with the May 8 tally of 252 million shares. Shares of 382 companies were traded on May 9. At the end of the day 197 stocks closed […]

Market watch: KSE rises 0.98 per cent to finish at 188.91 points

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 0.98 per cent or 188.91 points to end at the 19661.46 point level. 178 million shares were traded compared with the May 8 tally of 252 million shares. Shares of 382 companies were traded on May 9. At the end of the day 197 stocks closed […]

Market watch: KSE rises 0.98 per cent to finish at 188.91 points

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 0.98 per cent or 188.91 points to end at the 19661.46 point level. 178 million shares were traded compared with the May 8 tally of 252 million shares. Shares of 382 companies were traded on May 9. At the end of the day 197 stocks closed […]

Market watch: KSE rises 0.98 per cent to finish at 188.91 points

The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 0.98 per cent or 188.91 points to end at the 19661.46 point level. 178 million shares were traded compared with the May 8 tally of 252 million shares. Shares of 382 companies were traded on May 9. At the end of the day 197 stocks closed […]

School books turn costlier by 35 per cent

KARACHI, March 30: With new academic session in most city schools starting from Monday, the prices of course books of all grades have increased by 30 to 35 per cent over the last year with parents swarming bookstalls and stationery outlets in huge numbers. Shopkeepers said that the private publishers, for the last two years, […]

50 Cent slams Kanye West over Kardashian

KARACHI: 50 Cent has panned Kanye West’s choice for dating Kim Kardashian and called his girlfriend “trash”. Referring to West’s new song, ‘Perfect Bitch’ which he said is about Kardashian, the rapper said that she could only be perfect in her partner’s eyes. The 37-year-old singer said, “I mean … if that man feel like […]

50 Cent, Interscope finally back on track

FAZAL-UR-REHMAN KARACHI: G-Unit’s 50 Cent can finally get back to focusing on making music and no longer worry about internal issues with Interscope Records after recently revealing they are back on normal terms. As far as his next solo, the one that has been talked about since he released “Before I Self Destruct”, FIFTY is […]

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