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Gulf News

DUBAI PROPERTY DEALS CROSS DH204 BILLION IN NINE MONTHS Overall property transactions in Dubai totalled Dh204 billion in the first nine months of 2017, according to the Dubai Land Department (DLD) data released on Monday. This was done through 52,170 …

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Commodity News

GROWING TEA PRODUCTION IN BANGLADESH The move by the government to increase tea production as well as improve the conditions of the tea gardens is quite timely and, thus, most welcome. Tea industry, apparently a trouble-free production sector, is reportedly …

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Shipping News

ASIA OIL 180-CST CASH PREMIUMS PARE GAINS Cash premiums of Asia’s 180-cst high-sulphur fuel oil gave up gains made in the previous session as buying interest for the lower viscosity fuel oil dried up following a 2017 record volume of …

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Pakistan News

CURRENT ACCOUNT DEFICIT WIDENS 102PC IN Q1 Pakistan’s current account deficit widened 102% in the first quarter (Jul-Sep) of current fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18) to stand at $3.56 billion compared to $1.64 billion in the same period of previous year, …

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India News This Week

ANIL AMBANI GETS A SEAT ON ATLANTIC COUNCIL ADVISORY BOARD NEW DELHI: Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani has been inducted into the international advisory board of global think-tank The Atlantic Council. He joins News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch, former Spanish …

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Press Releases

Press Releases

RAKEZ ENGAGES OVER 120,000ATTENDEES AT THE PAKISTAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone continues to go global with its upcoming participation at this year’s Pakistan International Trade Fair (PITF), one of the biggest consumers and trade fair happening …

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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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