Just in:  

You are here: Home»Top News

Top News


Seafood exports increase 5.68pc in July ISLAMABAD: The exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 5.68 percent during the first month of fiscal year 2014-15 as compared to the same month of last year.According to the latest data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the fish exports during July 2014-15 were recorded at $21.246 million against the exports of $20.104 million in July 2013-14.In terms of quantity, the seafood exports in July 2014 were recorded at 10,463 metric tons compared to the exports of 8,397 million in July 2013, showing increase of 24.60 percent.Meanwhile, on month-on-month basis, the seafood exports, however, decreased by 33.03 percent in July 2014 when compared to the exports of $31.726 million in June 2014.It is pertinent to mention here that country's trade deficit narrowed by 16.58 percent during the first month of the ongoing fiscal year (2014-15) compared to the same month of last year, mainly owing to decline ...

Poverty to remain critical challenge for Asia-Pacific in coming decade: ADB ISLAMABAD: Poverty will remain a critical challenge for Asia and the Pacific in the coming decades, requiring a greater focus on efforts to address food insecurity and economic vulnerability, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.Rapid economic growth in the region has led to a dramatic improvement in living standards while extreme poverty, when measured as income or expenditure of less than $1.25 per person per day in 2005 purchasing power parity terms, could ...

Altaf welcomes holding of dialogue between the Govt, PAT KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has welcomed the dialogue between the team formed by the government and the leaders of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and said that the dialogue would augur well for the country.In a statement issued by MQM here on Wednesday evening, Altaf expressed gratitude to PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri for graciously accepting the government offer for holding dialogue.He also expressed gratitude to the team of government for its ...

China's Xi visits Mongolia with focus on trade ULAN BATOR: China's Xi Jinping began a two-day trip to neighbouring Mongolia Thursday -- the first Chinese president to visit in more than a decade -- with trade high on the agenda against a backdrop of resource nationalism.Mongolian Prime Minister Altanhuyag Norov welcomed Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan at Ulan Bator's international airport, named for the Mongolian conqueror Genghis Khan."China and Mongolia are now standing at a new historical point in growing their relations," ...

Euro zone business growth slows in July, prices fall-PMI LONDON: Euro zone private business growth slowed more than expected this month, despite widespread price cutting, as manufacturing and service industry activity both dwindled, a survey showed on Thursday.Euro zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter, dragged down by a shrinking economy in Germany and a stagnant France, even before any impact from sanctions imposed on and by Russia over Ukraine. Markit's Composite Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) will provide gloomy reading ...

Israeli raids kill 6 Gazans, four of them children GAZA CITY: Israeli air strikes killed at least six Palestinians, four of them children, in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the spokesman for the emergency services said.One strike targeted a group of people in the northern town of Beit Lahiya, killing a man and a 13-year-old boy, while a second hit Gaza City, killing four people, three of them children, he said.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 16,979.13 0.35
Arrow Nasdaq 4,526.48 0.02
Arrow S&P 1,986.51 0.25
Arrow FTSE 6,755.48 0.35
Arrow DAX 9,314.57 0.21
Arrow CAC-40 4,240.79 0.32
Arrow Nikkei 15,454.45 0.03
Arrow H.Seng 25,159.76 0.15
Arrow Sensex 26,314.29 0.40

where to buy

cheap wedding dresses

online -

Buy cheap Nike Mercurials cleats at
cheap wedding dresses on - Best Online Wedding Store

Banking Review 2013

Buy direct from

China free shipping trade platform

Buy new style hair wigs at cheap price on

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.311 bln
Exports $2.027 bln
Imports $4.338 bln
WeeklyAugust 15, 2014
Reserves $14.264 bln