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Consumer Price Index

consumer price index

It is one of the best known lagging indicators. The consumer price index expresses the current prices of a basket of goods and services in terms of the prices during the same period in a previous year, to show effect …

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Balance Of Trade

Balance of trade figures weak in March 2018

The balance of trade compares the value of a country’s exports of goods and services against its imports. When exports are greater than imports, that’s a trade surplus. Most nations view that as a favorable trade balance. A country that …

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Kibor Rates

Kibor Rate

Kibor rate is the average interest rate at which term deposits are offered between prime banks in the Pakistani wholesale money market or interbank market. KIBOR as a benchmark, to encourage transparency  and improve management of the market risk undertaken …

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Economic Indicator Of Pakistan

Economic Indicator

An economic indicator is a statistic about an economic activity. Economic indicators allow analysis of economic performance and predictions of future performance. Economic indicators include various indices, earnings reports, and economic summaries.   PAKISTAN – ECONOMIC INDICATORS Overview Last Reference …

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Demographic

Demographic

Demographic is the study of a population based on factors such as age, race and sex, among others. Governments, corporations and non-government organizations use demographics to learn more about a population’s characteristics for many purposes, including policy development and economic …

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Inflation

Inflation

Inflation is a sustained increase in the general level of prices of goods and services in an economy. When the price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer goods and services; consequently, inflation reflects a reduction in the purchasing …

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Interest Rates

Interest Rates

An interest rate is the cost of borrowing money, or conversely, the income earned from lending money. Interest rates are expressed as percentage of the principal per period. “Reduced interest rates encourage people to spend money on home improvements”   …

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Commodity

Commodity News

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER RARE EARTH METALS Japanese scientists have discovered a vast geological deposit rich in rare metals that can be used in many industrial products. The treasure trove was found on an underwater mountain in the Pacific Ocean, some 300 …

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Commodity

Commodity News

IRON ORE FALLS AS FUTURES PLUNGE The spot price of iron ore dropped, extending last week’s selloff, paced by a plunge in Chinese iron and steel futures. Ore with 62 percent content shed 2.5 percent to $US57.02 a ton on …

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Commodity

Commodity News

EDIBLE OIL PRODUCERS WORRIED OVER 5PC GST Oilseeds will attract 5 percent tax under goods and services tax, unlike most other agricultural produce such as grains and pulses that have been exempted under the new regime that is set to …

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