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RECORDER REPORT: KSE mid day update KARACHI: On Monday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 31574.51 with a positive change of 160.55 and volume of 105,526,020 shares.High and Low were 31650.97 and 31341.48 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 135,966,810 shares with 295 total traded companies out of which 188 were up, 94 were down and 13 were unchanged.CEMENT was the top traded sector with total traded volume of 30,471,600 shares. It was followed by TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATION with a total traded volume of 20,629,500 shares.The three top traded companies were Pak Elektron with a volume of 17,610,500 and price per share of 53.31 (2.53), TRG Pak Ltd with a volume 10,329,500 of price per share of 16.27 (0.36), MapleLeafCement XD with a volume 10,155,000 of price per share of 57.10 (1.50).The top three advancers were Exide (PAK) with price per share 1238.65 (58.98), Siemens Pak. with price per share of 1100.21 (52.39) ...

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Greece agrees to repay IMF debt by April 9: Lagarde WASHINGTON: Greece has agreed to repay its debt to the International Monetary Fund by April 9, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said after a meeting with Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis. There was speculation ahead of the visit that Athens might fail to meet the 460-million-euro ($501-million) IMF installment if forced to choose between the IMF and paying government workers. Lagarde said repaying the IMF debt was in the country's best interest. "Continuing uncertainty is not ...

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Oil prices rebound in Asia SINGAPORE: Oil prices rebounded in Asia Monday on news that a labour strike at a US refinery would end soon, tempering recent losses fuelled by an agreement to curb Iran's nuclear programme.US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) gained 82 cents to $49.96 while Brent rose 81 cents to $55.76 in late-morning trade.Prices fell sharply after six world powers and Iran agreed Thursday on a framework to rein in Tehran's nuclear ambitions. Markets were closed Friday ...

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Dollar weakens after US jobs data TOKYO: The dollar faced selling pressure against major currencies in Asia on Monday after disappointing US jobs data cast a pall over the outlook for higher interest rates.The greenback fell to 119.05 yen in Tokyo afternoon trade from 119.62 yen on Friday, while the euro rose to $1.0977 and 130.70 yen from $1.0879 and 130.16 yen.Global trading was thin, with many markets shut for public holidays.The dollar's drop came after the release Friday of closely ...

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Yemen rebel attack forces Aden TV off air ADEN: Yemeni rebels fired mortar rounds Sunday at a television station loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi in the southern city of Aden, forcing it off the air, an official said.The Aden TV building was "damaged but there were no casualties", the official at the government-run channel told AFP.The attack came as battles raged between rebel forces and pro-Hadi militia in the Aden districts of Mualla and Qalwa'a, leaving at least five civilians dead and ...