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Foreign exchange: SBP reserves dip 2.28pc, amount to $7.29bn The foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank shrank 2.28 percent on a weekly basis, according to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday. The falling …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

South korean shipbuilders to benefit from LNG ship orders in 2019 South Korean shipbuilders are expected to continue to benefit from a growing number of liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship orders this year, sources in the industry quoted as saying …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: PTCL Partners With Cloudflare to Improve Internet Response Time: In an effort to further optimize network performance, PTCL has added Cloudflare’s Content Delivery Network to its list of internationally renowned global CDNs, which include but are not limited …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

World oil climbs on upcoming us-china talks Oil rose nearly 2 percent on Friday after proposed trade talks between the United States and China eased some fears about a global economic slowdown, but gains were capped after the United States …

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Gulf

Gulf News

UAE consumers careful about spending in q3 Consumers across the UAE and Saudi Arabia were increasingly cautious about their spending in the third quarter of 2018, new research by Nielsen has shown. The data showed that both the resource-rich economies …

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India

India News This Week

India eyes USD 100 billion FDI in next two years: Suresh Prabhu India will aim to receive USD 100 billion in foreign direct investments in the next two years and special industrial clusters are being created for countries like Japan, …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

Government to provide forex for CPEC debt repayment The government of Pakistan is legally bound to ensure the provision of foreign currency for debt repayment to Chinese financial institutions by investors of power plants set up under the China-Pakistan Economic …

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Shipping

Shipping News

Container market improving, but still shaky A less than convincing performance in the Asia to Mediterranean headhaul market and a sharp fall in Turkish imports have dulled westbound growth prospects. After a flat second quarter, westbound Asia to Mediterranean volumes …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: E-Commerce in Pakistan witnesses a rapid growth of 94pc: According to a report released by the State Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan’s e-commerce sales have witnessed a sharp rise of 93.7 percent in 2018. The main reason behind the …

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Commodity

Commodity News

What’s in store for OPEC in 2019? OPEC has come through some turbulent times in the last few years as oil prices fell to decade lows. It has implemented production cuts, has rallied Russia to climb onboard the production cut …

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