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COVER STORY
SOFTWARE EXPORTS

Title 48.jpg (29938 bytes)The global economic slump, US in particular and the developed world in general, has taken a heavy toll on software exports from Pakistan. In the absence of a domestic market the software houses have resorted to lay-offs of the core professionals to lessen the impact of the economic crunch they are facing. PAGE highlights the challenges and how they could be best minimize.

 

 


NBP SHARES
Supported by the strong financial base the bank enjoys, NBP's packet of 5 per cent shares (18.652 million shares) is expected to make a positive impact on the capital formation. The NBP offer has succeeded in attracting the investors, it is expected to open doors for more public offerings of the public sector entities through stock market in Pakistan.


TFCs BY ENGRO CHEMICAL
Over the years Engro has relied on borrowing to finance capital expenditure. To ensure more borrowing, paid-up capital has been increased through successive bonus issues. This time the management has chosen to finance capital expenditure through TFCs, the first tranche being for Rs 500 million.


"Pakistan's first BBA-MBA IT graduates from IBA-Karachi", the caption given on the title but due to some unavoidable circumstances the same story could not be published in our issue. We regret for the inconvenience to our readers.

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