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HIGHER SHIPPING RATES PUSH BALTIC INDEX UP The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Wednesday due to strengthening rates across all vessel segments. The overall index, which factors in rates …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

OGRA SETS LPG PRICE AT RS910/CYLINDER As against the petroleum ministry recommended prices of Rs1,100 per 11.8kg LPG cylinder, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Friday determined that for the month of February the prices of LPG will …

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India

India News This Week

ECONOMIC GROWTH SLOWS DOWN India’s economy is expected to have slowed sharply to a near three-year low in the final three months of 2016, as demand wilted following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise decision to ban high-value currency notes, a …

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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

UAE CENTRAL BANK DIRECTS BANKS TO LEND MORE TO SMES DUBAI The Central Bank of the UAE has issued draft rules aimed at getting banks to lend more to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) after some lenders had cut their …

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Commodity

Commodity News

GOLD CLOSES UP AFTER CHOPPY TRADING SESSION Gold prices ended a choppy, two-sided trading session on the upside Wednesday. The yellow metal scored a two-week low earlier in the day after weaker US dollar index trumped some upbeat US economic …

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Shipping

Shipping News

SHANGHAI PORT STARTS 2017 WITH A 12PC SURGE China’s busiest port, Shanghai, handled 3.3 million TEU in January, a 12.2 percent increase compared to the container throughput in the same month last year, when volume totaled 2.94 million TEU. Last …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

WORK ON 83.4MW KURRAM TANGI DAM BEGINS IN NWA The WAPDA has started work on the multi-faceted Kurram Tangi Dam in North Waziristan Agency that would produce more than 83.4 Megawatt electricity, besides having water storage capacity of 1.2 MAF. …

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India

India News This Week

DIGITAL WALLET COMPANIES HAVE NO FUTURE Mumbai: HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri took a jibe at Paytm and other digital wallets saying they have no future as they don’t have enough margins to sustain their businesses. “The wallet proposition as …

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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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