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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,524
4224hr
Pakistan Cases
1,236,888
2,06024hr
4.58% positivity
Sindh
454,510
Punjab
427,583
Balochistan
32,837
Islamabad
104,913
KPK
172,766

Anjum Ibrahim

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Best possible deal

Did Hafeez Sheikh get the best possible deal from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) given Pakistan's unsustainable twin deficits, budget deficit estimated at 7.2 percent of GDP (though independent sources place it nearer to 8 percent) and a declining
Published 20 May, 2019 12:00am
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Treasuries given no indicative level

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) did not provide an indicative level to banks' treasuries within which the rupee dollar parity would be free to fluctuate for the second day on Thursday, leaving the commercial banks free to determine their own rates, highl
Published 17 May, 2019 12:00am
Markets

Treasuries given no indicative level

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) did not provide an indicative level to banks' treasuries within which the rupee dollar parity would be free to fluctuate for the second day on Thursday, leaving the commercial banks free to determine their own rates, highl
Published 17 May, 2019 12:00am
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The IMF and Pakistan

At the time of writing this article staff level agreement between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Pakistan authorities had not been reached. The IMF mission expected to wind up on 10 May extended its departure as talks were to continue over the
Published 13 May, 2019 12:00am