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Gold slips to Rs49,842  KARACHI: Gold slipped by Rs129 to close at Rs49,842 per 10 grams in the local market Friday as its international price improved to $ 1,625 an ounce, market sources said. According to Karachi Saraf Association official, tola (11.664 grams) price also dipped by Rs150 to Rs58,150. However, silver closed higher at Rs990 per 10 grams. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012 ...

ISE-10 stays bullish  ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE-10) here on Friday witnessed bullish trend as the index gained 2.88 points to close at 2695.11 as compared to the previous day's trading. Stock Analyst, Ismail Iqbal Pvt Ltd, Jeewan told APP that the local stocks market was seen as range-bound because the selected positions taken by the investors. He said that the major positions were taken in the banking sector which helped to register the rise in the turnover. "Besides, the approval ...
AMISP issues rates of commodities LAHORE: Agriculture Marketing Information Service Punjab (AMISP) issued rates of agriculture products in local market on Friday. The following are 100 kg rates of different agriculture products in Lahore market: Maize minimum Rs 2000 and maximum 2400, Rice Super Karnal Basmati (New) minimum Rs 8500 and maximum Rs 10200, Rice Basmati (old) minimum Rs 11000 and maximum Rs 12000, white sugar minimum Rs 5250 and maximum Rs 5250, white gram (local) minimum Rs 10000 and maximum Rs ...
Spot rates of cotton (Crop 2011-2012) KARACHI: Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) Friday announced the following KCA Spot rates for local dealing in Pak rupees for base grade 3 (three) staple length 1-1/16" Micronaire value between 3.8 to 4.9 NCL. ==================================================================== Rate                Ex-Gin         Up-country          Spot Rates for                 Price          Expenses            Ex-Karachi 37.324 kgs          5,800          130                 5,930     Equivalent 40 kgs              6,216          130                 6,346 ==================================================================== Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012 ...
ISE-10 gains 67 points  ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE-10) here on Thursday witnessed bullish trend as the index was up by 66.99 points to close at 2692.23 as compared to previous day's trading. Talking to APP, Stock Analyst Zaheer Ahmed said that the oil and fertilizer caused the positive sentiments in the local stock markets because of the major positions taken in the markets by the investors. He said that the turnover in the markets had also registered a substantial the ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,164.95 1.45
Arrow Nasdaq 4,635.24 1.03
Arrow S&P 1,994.99 1.30
Arrow FTSE 6,749.40 0.90
Arrow DAX 10,694.32 0.41
Arrow CAC-40 4,604.25 0.59
Arrow Nikkei 17,674.39 0.39
Arrow H.Seng 24,507.05 0.36
Arrow Sensex 29,182.95 1.68

ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
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WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
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