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Stock Review

Stock Review

Interest rate cut, opening of businesses likely to give impetus The benchmark index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) closed the week ended 15th May 2020 at 34,008 points, up 2.23%WoW as investors focused on the reopening of parts of the …

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Stock Review

Stock Review

Profit-taking spoilsport; monetary, lockdown ease and budget news may favour market After posting a spectacular performance in the previous week (up 3.98%WoW), the market lost some of its momentum on profit-taking. The benchmark closed the week ended on 8th May …

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SBP’s relief package for households and businesses

SBP’s relief package for households and businesses

Amid growing concerns about the potential economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in collaboration with Pakistan Banks Association (PBA) has announced a comprehensive relief package. This package is aimed at facilitating stakeholders including households and …

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Coronavirus Pandemic: what next?

Coronavirus Pandemic: what next?

The world has changed dramatically during Jan-Mar quarter of 2020. A rare disaster has resulted loss of a large number of human lives. As countries implement necessary quarantines and social distancing practices to contain the pandemic, the world has been …

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Stock Review

Stock Review

Index keeps surging on improved economic factors During the week ended 17th April 2020, the benchmark index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (KSE-100 Index) exhibited initial signs of consolidation, managing to close the week at 32,831 points, up 2.5% WoW. This …

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Pakistan Day: time to reckon

Pakistan Day: time to reckon

Pakistan Day is celebrated with great fervor every year, but this year the circumstances are very different. People are living under extreme fear due to coronavirus pandemic, not only in Pakistan but around the world. The death of dozens of people from the …

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Stock Review

Stock Review

Massive selloff witnessed, uncertainty on Covid-19 fear to persist The week ended on 20th March 2020 started on a massive selloff and increased concerns over growing cases of coronavirus around the world. Commodities also witnessed a slide on the back of …

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