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Published 18 Sep, 2020 06:03pm

Russia approves first COVID-19 prescription drug for sale in pharmacies

  • R-Pharm's announcement is another sign Russia is pushing hard to take a global lead in the race against the virus
Russia approves first COVID-19 prescription drug for sale in pharmacies
Currency Rate
USD PKR Interbank Selling / Sep 18
166.00
USD PKR Interbank Buying / Sep 18
165.90
USD to Japanese Yen / Sep 18
104.74
USD to Swiss Franc / Sep 18
0.91
Pound Sterling to USD / Sep 18
1.30
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1.18
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3357.01
India Sensex / Sep 18
38979.85
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23319.37
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10910.28
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6049.92
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27901.98
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13208.12
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5039.50
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19961.30
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5.40
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15087.50
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1516.00
Average CPI / Sep 15
11.11
UK LIBOR / Sep 18
0.08

Business

Energy

Russian oil exports seen stable in October

  • Russia plans to load 3.5 million tonnes of Urals oil from its Baltic ports in September and 1.6 million tonnes of Urals and Siberian Light oil from the Black Sea's Novorossiisk.
  • Traders believe this will not be the case this time due to production cuts by Russia within the OPEC+ global deal.
Published 18 Sep, 2020 07:02pm
Commodities

Raw sugar slips but heads for 6pc gain on the week

  • December white sugar rose $1.9, or 0.5%, to $366.30 a tonne, having hit its highest in nearly a month at $372.50.
  • December arabica coffee edged up 0.4 cents, or 0.3%, to $1.1840 per lb, following four consecutive days of losses.
Published 18 Sep, 2020 06:31pm

BR Research

BR Research

Safe return to work

There has been a lot of emphasis on companies and businesses remodeling operations and being flexible and adaptive ...
Updated 18 Sep, 2020 12:13pm

Pakistan

FBR releases tax directory of Pakistan's parliamentarians

  • Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh informed that some 90 Senators and 311 Members of the Parliament have paid taxes of about Rs 800 million.
  • Prime Minister Imran Khan paid Rs 282,449 whereas former prime minister and PML-N parliamentarian Shahid Khaqan Abbasi paid the highest tax of Rs 241,329,362.
Published 18 Sep, 2020 03:29pm

Suzuki AGS – Shift Easy

Customers can save a big amount of up to Rs. 172,000+ via 1-year free periodic maintenance and free registration. Published 18 Sep, 2020 02:11pm

CAP elects office-bearers

LAHORE: Engr Syed Ashfaq Hussain and Engr Arshad Dad have been elected unopposed as Chairman and Senior Vice ... Published 18 Sep, 2020 02:59am

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Jul-Aug FDI up 40pc YoY

Jul-Aug FDI up 40pc YoY
KARACHI: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Pakistan surged by 40 percent during the first two months of this fiscal... Published 18 Sep, 2020 02:59am

World

Middle East

Israel closes schools again as COVID-19 cases surge

  • The initial lockdown was imposed in late March and eased in May, when the number of new cases dropped to about 20 a day.
  • The new lockdown, due to last three weeks, coincides with the start of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, traditionally a time for large family gatherings.
Published 17 Sep, 2020 08:13pm

Ignominious Arab stampede?

EDITORIAL: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain signed agreements on September 15, 2020 in Washington for...

Justice system's injustices

EDITORIAL: Two speeches at the ceremony to mark the start of the new judicial year at the Supreme Court (SC) in...

Gifts in the Toshakhana

EDITORIAL: The word 'Toshakhana' has been all over the news cycle lately, because of all the references filed ...
Save Sindh!

Save Sindh!

Sindh’s problems can only be resolved by carrying out deep rooted reforms which must include the accountability of those at the helm of affairs. Adhoc measures such as the announcement of relief packages cannot address Sindh’s issues on a long term basis in fact they can further aggravate the existing issues and not just that but the country’s fiscal problems can worsen.
Bale arrives in UK ahead of Tottenham move

Bale arrives in UK ahead of Tottenham move

  • Sky Sports footage showed Bale stepping off a private jet owned by Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy.
  • Real Madrid left back Sergio Reguilon was also on the plane and is also set to join the London club.
Published 18 Sep, 2020 06:38pm