Commodity – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 16 Feb 2019 17:10:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 Pakistan’s overall exports post a rise of 16.98pc in Dec-2018 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/11/pakistans-overall-exports-post-a-rise-of-16-98pc-in-dec-2018/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/11/pakistans-overall-exports-post-a-rise-of-16-98pc-in-dec-2018/#respond Sun, 10 Feb 2019 19:44:54 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25425 Textile industry gritty to double the exports in next 5 years Researchers find that the developing countries are rapidly growing their shares of manufactured trade, not just in labour-intensive products, but also in capital and skill-intensive ones; their shares are growing chiefly and rapidly in the high-technology area. However, manufactured exports remain highly concentrated in …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/11/world-commodities-6-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/11/world-commodities-6-19/#respond Sun, 10 Feb 2019 19:16:00 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25301 World oil futures move higher Oil futures edged higher on Friday but ended the week with a loss on renewed concerns about slowing global demand and after the dollar posted its best week in six months. The market was relatively quiet on Friday, with volume of 575,000 contracts, short of the 200-day average of 597,000 …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/04/world-commodities-5-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/04/world-commodities-5-19/#respond Sun, 03 Feb 2019 19:16:21 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25093 World oil prices rise about 3pc Oil prices rose about 3 percent on Friday on upbeat US jobs data and signs that US sanctions on Venezuelan exports have helped tighten supply, then extending gains after weekly data showed US drillers cut the number of oil rigs. Brent crude oil futures rose $1.91 a barrel, or …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/world-commodities-4-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/world-commodities-4-19/#respond Sun, 27 Jan 2019 19:16:21 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24817 Oil falls 39 cents, settling at $52.62 The oil market fell on Wednesday as a widespread economic slowdown, which may dent growth in demand for fuel, weighed on energy prices. Crude futures earlier got a boost from hopes that Japan and China would take fiscal stimulus measures to stem the slowdown. Prices got further support …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/world-commodities-3-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/21/world-commodities-3-19/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 19:16:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24609 World oil prices move higher Oil prices rallied about 3 percent on Friday, boosted after OPEC detailed specifics on its production-cut activity to reduce world supply, and on signals of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade war. Futures were on track for a third straight week of gains, with Brent crude up $1.64 to $62.82 …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/world-commodities-2-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/world-commodities-2-19/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:16:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24346 World oil falls but ends week higher Oil prices fell nearly 2 percent on Friday as investors worried about a global economic slowdown, snapping a nine-day winning streak spurred by US-China trade hopes, but clung to some gains from that rally to end the week higher. Brent crude futures LCOc1 dropped $1.2 to settle at …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/world-commodities-1-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/07/world-commodities-1-19/#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 19:16:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24019 World oil climbs on upcoming us-china talks Oil rose nearly 2 percent on Friday after proposed trade talks between the United States and China eased some fears about a global economic slowdown, but gains were capped after the United States reported a sharp build in refined product inventories. Brent crude LCOc1 futures rose $1.11, a …

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Pakistan capital market outlook http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/pakistan-capital-market-outlook/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/pakistan-capital-market-outlook/#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 19:53:15 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23938 Pakistan capital market is likely to remain volatile and reactive to the news flows. Exchange rate parity will be the key driver, any bout of currency depreciation, either under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program or otherwise, may result in market witnessing bearish spells. Finalizing an IMF program may be received well by the market …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/commodity-53-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/31/commodity-53-18/#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 19:16:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23800 What’s in store for OPEC in 2019? OPEC has come through some turbulent times in the last few years as oil prices fell to decade lows. It has implemented production cuts, has rallied Russia to climb onboard the production cut train, has weathered the rise of US shale to never-before-seen highs, has extended those production …

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Commodity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/commodity-52-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/commodity-52-18/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:16:17 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23706 World oil prices tumble Oil prices fell on Friday to their lowest since the third quarter of 2017, heading for losses of more than 11 percent in a week, as global oversupply kept buyers away from the market ahead of holidays over the next two weeks. Crude has lost ground along with major equity markets …

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