Govt lauded for infusing confidence in business community

Govt lauded for infusing confidence in business community

19-Feb-17
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ISLAMABAD: The United Business Group (UBG) of the Federation Of Pakistan Chambers Of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Sunday laude ...

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Duty on onyx slows value added export

Duty on onyx slows value added export

19-Feb-17
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KARACHI: High import valuation of duty on onyx from Afghanistan dragged down export of value added onyx products by 26 percent to ...

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Oil decline is redefining role of sovereign wealth funds

Oil decline is redefining role of sovereign wealth funds

19-Feb-17
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Aren't sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) fascinating? These mega-investors have assets bigger than the gross domestic product (GDP) of many nations and ...

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Envoy to Australia vows to pave  the way for Pakistani products

Envoy to Australia vows to pave the way for Pakistani products

19-Feb-17
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LAHORE: Pakistan's Ambassador in Australia Naila Chohan said on Saturday she was determined to convince Australian quarantine expe ...

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Lint price remains firm on demand   

Lint price remains firm on demand  

19-Feb-17
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KARACHI: Lint trading remained better-grade focused with steady physical prices while deals for second grade lint on high side, tr ...

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Gold keeps low price  tendency

Gold keeps low price tendency

19-Feb-17
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KARACHI: The yellow metal's price on international and domestic markets continued witnessing a sluggish price trend on technical g ...

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SoftBank willing to cede control of Sprint to entice T-Mobile

SoftBank willing to cede control of Sprint to entice T-Mobile

19-Feb-17
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NEW YORK: Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is prepared to give up control of Sprint Corp to Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile US Inc to cl ...

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Securities watchdog stresses strict supervision

Securities watchdog stresses strict supervision

19-Feb-17
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BEIJING: China's securities watchdog has said it will attach greater importance to supervision in the capital market to guard agai ...

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A mystery solved: Why real yields are falling despite higher growth

A mystery solved: Why real yields are falling despite higher growth

19-Feb-17
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All the major economies are doing somewhat better, but US "real yields" - as seen in Treasury inflation-protected securities, or TIPS - have moved ...

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Gulf States to maintain defence spending despite   oil price slump

Gulf States to maintain defence spending despite oil price slump

19-Feb-17
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ABU DHABI: Gulf Arab states are poised to continue to spend billions of dollars on defence despite low oil prices causing severe b ...

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Zambian gov’t to stick to homegrown economic recovery programme   

Zambian gov’t to stick to homegrown economic recovery programme  

19-Feb-17
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LUSAKA: The Zambian government said it will not be pressured to accept any financial aid package from the International Monetary F ...

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Chile seeks free trade commitments in Asia-Pacific   

Chile seeks free trade commitments in Asia-Pacific  

19-Feb-17
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SANTIAGO: Chilean Ambassador to China Jorge Heine praised multilateral free-trade efforts in the Asia-Pacific region and stressed ...

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China says policies unaffected by Trump plan to bring factories back to US   

China says policies unaffected by Trump plan to bring factories back to US  

19-Feb-17
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BEIJING: China is closely following US President Donald Trump's plans to create more domestic jobs by encouraging US companies to ...

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EU offers Vietnam a TPP alternative

EU offers Vietnam a TPP alternative

19-Feb-17
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When US President Donald Trump last month pulled America from the Trans-Pacific Partnership multilateral trade pact, a deal that promised to open v ...

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Toshiba underlines why Abenomics is failing

Toshiba underlines why Abenomics is failing

19-Feb-17
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Sixteen Airbus A380 jets, 263 Sanlorenzo yachts, 11,250 Hong Kong apartments, 31,500 Mar-a-Lago Club memberships, 1.2 million Rolex Submariner watc ...

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Can we safely pack even more planes in to our skies?

Can we safely pack even more planes in to our skies?

19-Feb-17
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You're tired and stiff after a long flight and you can't wait to land. But then the captain says there'll be a delay because there aren't any landi ...

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No CEO: The Swedish company where nobody is in charge

No CEO: The Swedish company where nobody is in charge

19-Feb-17
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Do you really need someone to tell you what to do at work? Three years ago, Swedish software consultancy Crisp decided that the answer was no. The ...

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Swamp creature Richard Cordray must go   

Swamp creature Richard Cordray must go  

19-Feb-17
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So long as President Donald Trump is in a firing mood, Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, must go. One of t ...

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Sorry, Trump, but  America’s economy is already pretty great   

Sorry, Trump, but America’s economy is already pretty great  

19-Feb-17
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President Trump asserts that the U.S. economy is a disaster and that he alone can fix it. The truth is that the U.S. economy is doing better than m ...

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Kraft Heinz bids   $143bn for Unilever in global brand grab

Kraft Heinz bids $143bn for Unilever in global brand grab

19-Feb-17
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LONDON: US food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion (115 billion pounds) offer for Unilever Plc in a bid to build ...

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