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Crop growing enticement

Crop growing enticement

Agricultural statistics revealed that Pakistan is an agriculture-based economy, where majority of the population directly or indirectly depends on this sector. Agriculture has been a big source of foreign exchange earnings, but unhappily this sector has been neglected, forcing people …

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Global Stock Exchanges

World Stock Markets updates

US stocks end 3-day run of losses The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average snapped a three-day run of losses on Friday as optimism about the prospects for a US-China trade agreement countered downbeat US and China manufacturing …

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Stock market at a glance

Stock market at a glance

Market Review Border tensions between Pakistan and India remained on the forefront during the week resulting in a volatility for the benchmark index. The market recovered slightly on the last day of the week as Pakistan agreed to release the …

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Stock Watch

Stock Watch

Warmongering push KSE-100 index down 1.2 wow Summary The gravity of Indo-Pak tension started to build up when on last Sunday Prime Minister Imran Khan gave a speech urging India’s Prime Minister to give peace a chance. The Indo-Pak tension …

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Stock Review

Stock Review

Geopolitical tensions keep bulls away; mini-budget, IMF package and Sukuk may retake shine The movements at Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) during the week ended 1st March 2019 were largely reflective of the prevailing geopolitical tensions between Pakistan and India. The …

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Record lending to SMEs

Record lending to SMEs

Providing level playing field can strengthen the sector, says UNISAME Chief According to State Bank of Pakistan lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by banks in Pakistan was for the first time recorded at Rs513 billion for CY18 as …

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Personal Finance by the masses

Personal Finance by the masses

A youth in his late 20s, a banking professional, was not glad when asked about his investment. He disclosed that he invested certain amount in one asset management company with the aim that his money would compound. As per his …

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