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Revival of Karachi Circular Railway

Revival of Karachi Circular Railway

In Karachi, transport-associated challenges over the previous eras, have grown significantly, resulting in a fall in efficiency, and having a huge influence on the living standards of its people. Furthermore, traffic congestion has contributed to raised air and noise pollution, …

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Global Stock Exchanges

World Stock Markets updates

Stock holds record highs Stocks are holding near record highs, keeping the S&P 500 at its highest valuation since 2002, but the market looked a lot different back then. Around 20 percent of the S&P 500 is now made up …

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Stock Watch

Stock Watch

Market recovers after 4-week bearish spell on positive IMF review and FATF development Summary The stock market after continued 4-week of decline from January 13, 2020 finally closed this week on a positive note with gain of 99.63 points. The …

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Stock Review

Stock Review

Smidgen gain witnessed; IMF’s development, earning reports keenly awaited During the week ended on 14th February 2020, the benchmark index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) closed at 40,243 points, up 0.25%WoW as trading activity remained muted. Foreigners remained net sellers …

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Progressive farming in Sindh

Syed Nadeem Shah, a modern farm owner, says mustard crop can help reduce country’s import bill Sees better prospects in organic vegetables PAKISTAN & GULF ECONOMIST team visited a progressive farm owned by Syed Nadeem Shah in Matiari District near Hyderabad …

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Poverty elimination and Ehsaas program

Poverty elimination and Ehsaas program

Poverty is one of the concerns of the governments of almost all countries. There is a constant research on the policy by organizations around the world to identify the means to achieve a decline in poverty. The poverty is defined …

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Benefits of trust circles in microfinance

Benefits of trust circles in microfinance

The recent shift in the dynamics and competitive nature of microfinance industry has made many users especially females sceptical about the objectives and services provided by the institutes. However, given the client-centred nature of the industry, the management for microfinance …

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