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Consumers feel the pinch
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Consumers feel the pinch

Not since November 2014 have the consumers been lower on confidence. It has in fact been seven waves of the State Ba
Published 20 May, 2020 03:35am
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Construction demand up

The construction industry has certainly been in a whirlwind. First came the Naya Pakistan Housing Plan (NPHP) with t
Published 20 May, 2020 03:34am
Business

THE RUPEE: Mixed trend continues

Pakistan Rupee again displayed mixed trend on Tuesday. It lost value against USD in interbank market while gaining value for selling in open market. However, it lost value for buying in open market against USD, Euro, AED and SR.
Published 20 May, 2020 12:05am
Letting loose
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Letting loose

The lockdown fatigue is apparent across the world. Several countries, including Pakistan, have recently decided to l
Published 19 May, 2020 03:49am
Business

THE RUPEE: Mixed trend

Pakistan Rupee showed mixed trend on Monday. It showed no change against USD in interbank market over Thursday's rates while in open market; it gained value for buying and lost value for selling.
Published 19 May, 2020 12:02am
LSM’s post-mortem report
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LSM’s post-mortem report

One swallow does not make a summer. But for the sake of record, in aggregate terms the second quarter of fiscal year
Updated 18 May, 2020 05:17am
The export slide
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The export slide

Exports have been cut to half in a go. No half measures there for sure. It was all seen coming, and nothing is surpr
Published 18 May, 2020 04:27am
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Of stranger things

The government has asked cement manufacturers to not raise prices in the spirit of keeping prices of goods stable as
Published 15 May, 2020 03:55am
Oil yearns for demand
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Oil yearns for demand

US oil weekly stockpile dipped for the first time in 16 weeks. That was not enough to fuel more optimism, as demand
Published 15 May, 2020 03:55am
Business

THE RUPEE: Steady trend

Pakistan rupee gained strength on Thursday and regained the value to some extent it had lost on Wednesday against USD, Euro, UAE Dirham and Saudi Riyal in both interbank and open markets according to the dealers.
Published 15 May, 2020 12:05am
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Monetary easing - go slow

The monetary policy scheduled announcement is on Friday. This is after having two emergency meetings in the last few
Published 14 May, 2020 05:25am
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Autos dialing zero

Auto sales in April have registered nil, save for tractors (though shrinking considerably from last year) and a hand
Published 14 May, 2020 05:15am