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World Stock Markets

World Stock Markets updates

US STOCKS AT RECORD HIGH Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record closing highs on Friday, with the S&P ending above 2,600 points for the first time, while Amazon and retail stocks got a boost from signs …

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Stock market at a glance

Stock market at a glance

MARKET REVIEW The benchmark KSE100 index slid by 1.5%WoW to settle at 40,248level. The week started off on a bearish note amid ongoing sit-in by religious parties, dampening investor’s sentiment. Consequently, lack of triggers during the week kept investors at …

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Stock Watch

Stock Watch

BEARISH TREND CONTINUES AS KSE-100 INDEX DROPS 1.5PC WOW SUMMARY The KSE-100 index during this week came down to 40,248.4 on Friday while it was 40,844.40 last week. There was a total loss of 596 points in KSE-100 Index. The …

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Stock Review

Stock Review

STOCKS REMAIN UNDER PRESSURE ON STATE OF UNCERTAIN POLITICAL AND FINANCIAL SCENE During the week ended 24th November 2017, the benchmark index of Pakistan Stock Exchange lost another 596 points to close at 40,248 points (down 1.5%WoW). Distressed energy chain, …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN SURF EXCEL #HAARKOHARAO CAMPAIGN HIGHLIGHTS CHILDREN’S WELFARE: On the Universal Children’s Day, Surf Excel, a household name in Pakistan, unveiled a campaign that aims to highlight how far children have come and how giving them the self-confidence and encouragement …

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Gulf

Gulf News

GOLD PRICES DIP, 22K PRICED AT DH146.75 IN DUBAI Gold prices nudged lower on Thursday, with investors taking profits after gains of nearly 1 percent in the previous session on weaker US economic data and concerns among some Federal Reserve …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL PRICES DIP AFTER US CRUDE HITS NEAR 2-YEAR HIGH Oil prices eased on Thursday, with U.S. crude dipping away from two-year highs reached the day before, but the shutdown of the Keystone pipeline and a drawdown in fuel inventories …

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Shipping

Shipping News

SHIP OPERATING COSTS STABILISE AS MARKET RECOVERY LIFTS PRESSURE The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls, but shipowners should prepare for higher costs led by a spike in insurance premiums, according …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

WORLD BANK REPORT HIGHLIGHTS DIFFICULTIES FOR PAKISTAN’S LABOUR FORCE Pakistan will need to tackle the triple challenge of creating enough jobs for its growing labour force, improving access to jobs and economic opportunities especially for women, and improving the quality …

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