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Homelessness on the rise in Britain

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The latest report from housing charity Shelter has revealed a further rise in the number of people recorded as homeless in Britain. In 2016, the first year the Shelter reported figures, there were thought to be 295,000 homeless people in the country. That …

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Video Game Sales Are Extremely Seasonal

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As millions of Americans kicked off their holiday shopping over the Thanksgiving weekend, deals involving video game consoles were among the hottest bargains available (or sold out in many cases) this year. And while the U.S. video game industry just …

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A Closer Look at Global E-Commerce

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Today Cyber Monday sweeps across the world, with most countries participating in the global e-commerce extravaganza, which has taken off in recent years. According to information from Statista’s Digital Market Outlook, there are 259 million e-commerce users in the United States. For all …

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Ever looming balance of payment crisis in Pakistan

Ever looming balance of payment crisis in Pakistan

Faced with an immediate balance of payment (BoP) crisis, the incumbent government headed by Imran Khan is working on a multi-pronged strategy, simultaneously approaching both friendly countries and International Monetary Fund (IMF) for BoP support. While initially sparking a wave …

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Rapid paradigm shift in education need of the hour

Rapid paradigm shift in education need of the hour

Pakistan’s education sector is being identified as poor quality by independent analysts since long. The education sector is getting the least importance when it comes to the allocation of development expenditures from both the federal and provincial governments. The situation …

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PSX – Knock-back at MSCI

PSX-knocks back at MSCI

MSCI downgraded and relocated four Pakistani Stocks from its Index Series. The Stocks of MLCF and HONDA CAR were removed while LUCK and UBL were DOWNGRADED by-one NOTCH. Bloomberg carried out a special report and explained the circumstances which may …

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