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Shipping News

CAPESIZES HEADED FOR SCRAP DESPITE MARKET REBOUND In what could only be described as a more than positive omen for the future prospects of the dry bulk market, dry bulk carriers and more notably Capesizes are still being sold to …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

SINDH GOVERNMENT TO LAUNCH ‘CITY BUS SERVICE’ IN KARACHI The Sindh government announced on Tuesday it was launching a City Bus Service in Karachi given the delays being faced in completion of other transport projects in the metropolis, source said …

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India

India News This Week

STEEL, CEMENT PRICES SURGING IN INDIA BENGALURU: Steel and general metals prices have gone up by around 30% each in the last few months which can change the dynamics of the real estate market in Bengaluru in the next two …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: A FEW GOOGLE HOME OWNERS ALREADY HAVE BLUETOOTH ENABLED: At Google I/O 2017, the company proclaimed that it is working to let owners of Google Home use Bluetooth streaming. It will be available soon on Google Home, which lets …

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Gulf

Gulf News

PROPERTY PRICES FALL IN ABU DHABI Prime and mid-prime villa values in Abu Dhabi are anticipated to fall by at least 15 per cent, while apartments are anticipated to trail at seven per cent, the latest market outlook for 2017 …

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Commodity

Commodity News

GOLD INVESTORS GET A WAKE UP CALL AS US RATE-HIKE ODDS SURGE Gold investors are waking up to the reality of an increasing probability that borrowing costs in the US could rise this month. Bullion futures fell for a second …

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Shipping

Shipping News

BALTIC INDEX INCHES HIGHER The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, edged up on Wednesday as panamax vessel rates rose to a more than two-month high. The overall index, which factors in …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

STATE BANK PRIORITISES TRADE WITH IRAN, SAYS GOVERNOR State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra has said that the SBP and the Central Bank of Iran will sign an agreement soon that will allow Pakistani and Iranian exporters …

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India

India News This Week

DEMONETISATION AFFECTS CAR SALES CHENNAI: The withdrawal of old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes affected automobile sales in north and west India but the sales in southern region were not, said a Kotak Institutional Equities report. In a report released …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: A FEW GOOGLE HOME OWNERS ALREADY HAVE BLUETOOTH ENABLED: At Google I/O 2017, the company proclaimed that it is working to let owners of Google Home use Bluetooth streaming. It will be available soon on Google Home, which lets …

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