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LSE downs by 27.74 points LAHORE: Lahore Stock Exchange here Monday witnessed bearsh trend by losing 27.74 points, as the LSE Index-25 opened with 6072.91 points and closed at 6045.17 points. The market's overall situation, however, corresponded to an upward trend as it remained at 2.149 million shares to close against previous turnover of 1.213 million shares, showing an upward move of 936,420 shares. While, out of the total 114 active scrips 17 moved up, 24 shed values and 73 remained equal. The Major Gainers of the day were Ferozsons Laboratories Limited, Engro Fertilizers Limited and Pak Elektron Limited by recording increase in their per share value by Rs 16.46, Rs 2.02 and Rs 1.90 respectively. Mitchells Fruit Farms Limited, Gatron (Industries) Limited and Oil & Gas Development Company Limited lost their per share value by Rs 8.34, Rs 7.00 and Rs 2.83 respectively. Top three Volume Leaders of the day included Japan Power Generation ...

Cotton crop size estimated at 13.4885mn bales for 2014-15 ISLAMABAD: Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) here on Monday assessed cotton crop size for the season 2014-15 at 13.4885 million bales.The third meeting of CCAC was held under the chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Textile Industry, Amir Marwat which was attended by representatives from Pakistan Central Cotton Committee, Pakistan Cotton Standards Institute, Karachi Cotton Association, Trading Corporation of Pakistan, Provincial research and extension officials.The representative from Crop Reporting Departments of Punjab and Sindh provinces appraised ...
City administration fines 89 shopkeepers for profiteering KARACHI: The divisional and district administration Karachi has challaned 89 shopkeepers and fines of Rs. 1,24,500/- were imposed for violating officially approved price list.According to a statement issued here on Monday, during crackdown, the administration fined 47 milk sellers, two vegetables sellers, 26 food items grocers, one fruits sellers and 13 chicken sellers.The action against profiteers were taken in the areas including Liaquat Abad, Gulberg, Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, New Karachi, Murad Memon Goth, Model Colony, ...
ISE-10 index stays Bearish ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE) on Friday witnessed bearish trend as the ISE-10 index closeed at 2002.03 points after downing by 27.29 points.A total of 2000 shares were traded, which showed a negative growth of 49,900 shares, when compared with previous day's trading of 51,900 shares.Out of 153 companies, share prices of 62 companies recorded increase while those of 91 companies decreased.The share price of Siemens Engineering increased by Rs 50 while that of ...
City administration fines 108 profiteers of Rs0.55mn KARACHI: City administration has fined 108 retailers of Rs 0.55 million and arrested five other for fleecing citizens and violating the officially approved price lists of edible items, said a Karachi Commissioner office's spokesman on Friday.Sharing details of the action taken against profiteers, hoarders and adulterators by the assistant commissioners and magistrates during past 24 hours, the official said 38 milk sellers, 11 green grocers, 48 grocers, 6 fruit sellers and 6 chicken sellers were ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,191.37 1.13
Arrow Nasdaq 4,638.00 0.93
Arrow S&P 2,002.16 1.35
Arrow FTSE 6,825.94 0.21
Arrow DAX 10,710.97 0.78
Arrow CAC-40 4,610.94 0.29
Arrow Nikkei 17,795.73 0.15
Arrow H.Seng 24,861.81 0.22
Arrow Sensex 29,559.18 0.04

ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
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