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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL MARKETS FIRM ON TIGHTER US PRODUCTION, OPEC CUT Oil prices were firm on Thursday, supported by ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC, tensions in the Middle East and lower production in the United States as a result of hurricane-enforced …

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Shipping

Shipping News

MEDIUM RANGE FREIGHT RATES TOUCH YEAR LOW Freight rates for Medium Range tankers have dropped and are again teetering on the edge of year-low levels a few weeks into the fourth quarter, with over tonnage pervasive and the gasoline arbitrage …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

STATE BANK LAUDS IMPROVED SECURITY’S IMPACT ON ECONOMY State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Deputy Governor Jameel Ahmad, while appreciating the reviving economic activities in the country, has lauded the impact of improved security conditions attributed much to the operation Zarb-e-Azb …

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India

India News This Week

INDIA’S OIL IMPORTS HIT RECORD HIGH IN SEPTEMBER NEW DELHI: India imported a record 4.83 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in September as several refiners resumed operations after extensive maintenance to meet rising local fuel demand. The world’s …

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Leadership & Business Wisdom

Leadership & Business Wisdom

PRACTICE COMES FIRST DECISION MAKERS NEED TO FACTOR INTO THEIR PRESENT DECISIONS THE “FUTURE THAT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED.” Decision makers – in government, in the universities, in business, in the labor unions, in churches – need to factor into their …

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Press Releases

Press Releases

UBER PAKISTAN PARTNERS WITH SHAUKAT KHANUM CANCER HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTRE Uber, the international smartphone app that seamlessly connects riders to drivers, has signed an MoU with Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) as a part of …

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Consumer Price Index

consumer price index

It is one of the best known lagging indicators. The consumer price index expresses the current prices of a basket of goods and services in terms of the prices during the same period in a previous year, to show effect …

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Balance Of Trade

Balance of trade figures weak in March 2018

The balance of trade compares the value of a country’s exports of goods and services against its imports. When exports are greater than imports, that’s a trade surplus. Most nations view that as a favorable trade balance. A country that …

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Kibor Rates

Kibor Rate

Kibor rate is the average interest rate at which term deposits are offered between prime banks in the Pakistani wholesale money market or interbank market. KIBOR as a benchmark, to encourage transparency  and improve management of the market risk undertaken …

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Economic Indicator Of Pakistan

Economic Indicator

An economic indicator is a statistic about an economic activity. Economic indicators allow analysis of economic performance and predictions of future performance. Economic indicators include various indices, earnings reports, and economic summaries. PAKISTAN – ECONOMIC INDICATORS OVERVIEW LAST REFERENCE PREVIOUS …

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Demographic

Demographic

Demographic is the study of a population based on factors such as age, race and sex, among others. Governments, corporations and non-government organizations use demographics to learn more about a population’s characteristics for many purposes, including policy development and economic …

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Inflation

Inflation

Inflation is a sustained increase in the general level of prices of goods and services in an economy. When the price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer goods and services; consequently, inflation reflects a reduction in the purchasing …

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