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India

India News This Week

Retail inflation to hit 17-month high of 5.1% : Poll India’s retail inflation likely rose to a 17-month high in December, a Reuters poll showed, and that could push the central bank to tighten monetary policy. After November’s 15-month high …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

Foreign exchange: SBP’s reserves down 0.88pc, stand at $13.98bn Foreign exchange reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) decreased 0.88% on a weekly basis, according to data released by the central bank on Thursday. On January 5, foreign …

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Shipping

Shipping News

NWE, Persian Gulf ULSD vessels change course on less attractive US arbitrage Vessels heading to the US and Caribbean with ultra low sulfur diesel from the Baltics and the Persian Gulf have reversed course after the arbitrage, which some sources …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: Incentives package to boost IT industry: The Ministry of Information Technology is working on a comprehensive incentives package for IT/ITeS Industry to boost Pakistan’s IT Exports. IT/ITeS industry is currently a flourishing sector in comparison to other sectors of …

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Commodity

Commodity News

Oil retreats from $70 highs but set for fourth week of gains Oil prices fell on Friday after hitting a three-year high of more than $70 a barrel the previous day, but they were still on track to post a …

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Gulf

Gulf News

Governance drives sustainable growth As an executive director of the Pearl Initiative, Carla Koffel has been building strategic partnerships with the region’s private sector, government stakeholders and civil society organisations since taking charge last year. The Pearl Initiative was established …

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India

India News This Week

Mentha oil futures extend gain on rising demand NEW DELHI: Continuing its winning streak for the third day in a row, mentha oil price advanced by 1.17 per cent to Rs 1,660 per kg in futures trading as speculators engaged …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

China to keep offering assistance to Pakistan’s power sector The Power Division has decided to meet individually all investors pouring money into energy projects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in order to help fast-track work on these projects and …

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Shipping

Shipping News

Port of Shanghai again breaks record lifting its 40 millionth TEU Shanghai International Port Group reached a record breaking 40 millionth TEU crossing its Yangshan dock on December 29, making the city’s port the first and only in the world …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN Pakistan dominates ICC’s top 10 tweets from 2017: Pakistan cricket has drastically improved in 2017; from the revival of cricket in Pakistan to lifting the ICC Champions Trophy after overwhelming India in the final. The efforts of national team …

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