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Stock Watch

Stock Watch

BEARS RULE PERSIST DESPITE HISTORIC MSCI UPGRADE AND NEW TAX MEASURES SUMMARY Government’s decision to impose taxes on dividends and capital gains along with reintroduction of super tax hurt investors’ sentiments at the stock market on Monday as the investors …

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Stock Review

Stock Review

TWO HISTORIC OUTCOMES FAIL TO IMPRESS TRADING, INVESTORS Market kept the bearish spell throughout the week despite government introduction of more taxes on non-filers and of historic upgrade and in fact re-including of Pakistan stocks index into MSCI status as …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: GOOGLE SAYS IT WOULD COST TOO MUCH TO GATHER WAGE GAP DATA: The department of labor will keep bothering Google for the salary records because the tech titan keeps joining the handover. These record can be proved at once and Mountain View …

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Gulf

Gulf News

DOS AND DON’TS FOR TAKING PICTURES ON AIRPLANES Dubai: It seems mundane enough – you hop on an aircraft, and as you wait for it to take off, you snap some selfies and maybe a video. And what’s a selfie …

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Commodity

Commodity News

IRON ORE FALLS AS FUTURES PLUNGE The spot price of iron ore dropped, extending last week’s selloff, paced by a plunge in Chinese iron and steel futures. Ore with 62 percent content shed 2.5 percent to $US57.02 a ton on …

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Shipping

Shipping News

BALTIC INDEX DOWN FOR TWELFTH STRAIGHT SESSION The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell for a 12th straight session on Wednesday as rates fell across vessel segments. The overall index, which …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

WORLDWIDE FIRMS COMPETE TO SET UP CONVERTER STATION IN PAKISTAN The four countries that are part of the Central Asia-South Asia (Casa) 1,000-megawatt power supply project have opened for evaluation the technical bids received from international companies interested in providing …

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India

India News This Week

RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTS, DIGNITY, NHRC TELLS BUSINESSES KOLKATA: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized East Regional Conference on Business Human Rights in Kolkata on Friday. The objective of the Conference, …

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Press Releases

Press Releases

STANDARD CHARTERED LAUNCHES ’NO.1 BANK’ BRAND CAMPAIGN Campaign showcases recent achievements, reiterating capabilities and commitment to supporting the growth of the Africa and Middle East region Standard Chartered Bank recently announced the launch of its “No.1 Bank: power your ambitions” …

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