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Stock Watch

Stock Watch

PANIC SELLING PUSHES INDEX TO PLUNGE 1.1PC SUMMARY A series of terrorist attacks last week in cities of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh created panic for investors. On Monday, a suicide blast in Lahore on protesting chemists left 13 people …

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Stock Review

Stock Review

TERROR ATTACKS DEPRESS MARKET SENTIMENTS; BULLS LIKELY BACK IN THE RING KSE-100 Index again dropped by 212 points to close in red at 49,375 levels amid a thin market volume of 373 million in the last trading session of the …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: A FEW GOOGLE HOME OWNERS ALREADY HAVE BLUETOOTH ENABLED: At Google I/O 2017, the company proclaimed that it is working to let owners of Google Home use Bluetooth streaming. It will be available soon on Google Home, which lets …

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Gulf

Gulf News

UAE CENTRAL BANK DIRECTS BANKS TO LEND MORE TO SMES DUBAI The Central Bank of the UAE has issued draft rules aimed at getting banks to lend more to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) after some lenders had cut their …

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Commodity

Commodity News

GOLD CLOSES UP AFTER CHOPPY TRADING SESSION Gold prices ended a choppy, two-sided trading session on the upside Wednesday. The yellow metal scored a two-week low earlier in the day after weaker US dollar index trumped some upbeat US economic …

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Shipping

Shipping News

SHANGHAI PORT STARTS 2017 WITH A 12PC SURGE China’s busiest port, Shanghai, handled 3.3 million TEU in January, a 12.2 percent increase compared to the container throughput in the same month last year, when volume totaled 2.94 million TEU. Last …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

WORK ON 83.4MW KURRAM TANGI DAM BEGINS IN NWA The WAPDA has started work on the multi-faceted Kurram Tangi Dam in North Waziristan Agency that would produce more than 83.4 Megawatt electricity, besides having water storage capacity of 1.2 MAF. …

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India

India News This Week

DIGITAL WALLET COMPANIES HAVE NO FUTURE Mumbai: HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri took a jibe at Paytm and other digital wallets saying they have no future as they don’t have enough margins to sustain their businesses. “The wallet proposition as …

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Leadership & Business Wisdom

Leadership & Business Wisdom

THE FUNCTION OF MANAGEMENT IS TO PRODUCE RESULTS ABOVE ALL MANAGEMENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCING RESULTS. Management has to give direction to the institution it manages. It has to think through the institution’s mission, has to set its objectives, and …

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Press Releases

Press Releases

ZONG 4G PARTNERS WITH XIAOMI FOR LAUNCH IN PAKISTAN Zong CMPak, Pakistan’s leading 4G network, and Xiaomi, one of the world’s largest smartphone makers, have joined hands to launch Xiaomi products in Pakistan Zong is the only cellular network in …

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