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World Stock Markets

World Stock Markets updates

Wall Street stocks flat as US, China tariffs hit Wall Street stocks were little changed early Friday following a solid US jobs report and the start of a long-anticipated trade war between the US and China. About 15 minutes into …

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Stock market at a glance

Stock market at a glance

Market Review The period under review started off on a dull note and remained negative throughout the week amid lack of triggers. The sentiments were further dented as Fitch Rating agency showed reservations to the worsening current account and fiscal …

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Stock Watch

Stock Watch

Stocks move slightly up as calms return over Nawaz conviction Summary Decision on ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s Avenfield properties reference on Friday, kept the market in uncertain mode during the week as investors remained cautious .The volume too dropped to …

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Stock Review

Stock Review

Market ends week down, but post nab verdict will likely bring relief rally On Friday, the last day of the weekend 6th July 2018, the accountability court announced its verdict imposing severe punishments and hefty fines on Nawaz Sharif (elected …

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Gulf

Gulf News

Dubai’s troubled Abraaj nears out-of-court settlement: Lawyer A Sharjah court has adjourned until July 11 a case involving the founder of private equity firm Abraaj, Arif Naqvi, and another executive for issuing a dud cheque, a lawyer involved in the …

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India

India News This Week

Piyush Goyal lauds GST council for success Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has lauded the Goods and Service Tax council for working as a responsive organisation and successfully implementing GST bill in the country in just a year. “The GST …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

FBR forcefully withdraws Rs2bn from PRA’s bank accounts In its desperate effort to come near the downward revised target, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has forcefully withdrawn about Rs2 billion from Punjab Revenue Authority’s (PRA) bank accounts, setting another …

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Shipping

Shipping News

Freight rates on VLCCs and Suezmazes move up Freight rates have risen over the last quarter on VLCCs and Suezmaxes. However, there have been supply-side shocks which threaten to reduce tonne-mile demand and though more vessels have been sold for …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: Gmail messages ‘read by human third parties’: Google has confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can sometimes be read by third-party app developers, not just machines. People who have connected third-party apps to their accounts …

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