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Print Published 18 Apr, 2021 03:09am

Qureshi in UAE to push economic diplomacy

DUBAI: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that through economic diplomacy, Pakistan is diverting...
Qureshi in UAE to push economic diplomacy
Currency Rate
USD PKR Interbank Selling / Apr 16
152.80
USD PKR Interbank Buying / Apr 16
152.70
USD to Japanese Yen / Apr 16
108.80
USD to Swiss Franc / Apr 16
0.92
Pound Sterling to USD / Apr 16
1.38
Euro to USD / Apr 16
1.20
UK LIBOR % / Apr 16
0.07
Stock Volume
S&P 500 / Apr 16
4185.47
India Sensex / Apr 16
48832.03
Tokyo Nikkei / Apr 16
29683.37
Nasdaq / Apr 16
14052.34
Hang Seng / Apr 16
28969.71
FTSE 100 / Apr 16
7019.53
Dow Jones / Apr 16
34200.67
Germany DAX 30 / Apr 16
15459.75
France CAC40 / Apr 16
6287.07
Item Value
Crude Oil / Apr 16
63.13
Karachi Cotton Assoc. / Apr 16
10800.00
Gold 10 Grams / Apr 16
94564.00
Gold Spot / Apr 16
1780.20
Cotton / Apr 16
85.03

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BR Research

So long, Uncle Sam!

America is ready to leave Afghanistan. Joe Biden’s solemn speech earlier on Wednesday announced a complete...
Published 16 Apr, 2021 07:30am
Companies

British fintech Revolut on path to $10 bln valuation with new funding

  • The London-based financial technology startup is lining up FT Partners, a US-based fintech-focused investment bank, as its adviser on the new funding, which is expected to take place after the summer, the report added.
  • The company, which raised $500 million in a funding round at a valuation of $5.5 billion in early 2020, has established a presence in more than 35 countries.
Published 17 Apr, 2021 05:43pm
China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure
Financial

China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure

  • The Wall Street Journal previously reported that Ma had offered in a November meeting with regulators to hand over parts of Ant to the Chinese government.
  • Ant denied that a divestment of Ma's stake was ever under consideration. "Divestment of Mr. Ma's stake in Ant Group has never been the subject of discussions with anyone," an Ant spokesman said in a statement.
Published 17 Apr, 2021 05:37pm
Commodities

Ukraine spring grain sowing 20pc complete

  • The overall grain area is likely to total 15.5 million hectares this year, including 7.6 million hectares of spring grains, the ministry has said.
  • Farms have sown 1.06 million hectares of barley, 177,200 hectares of peas, 124,160 hectares of wheat and 134,640 hectares of oats as of April 15.
Published 17 Apr, 2021 05:53pm

Karachi traders say will not follow Sindh govt new SOPs

  • Mir said that the frequent change of holidays was creating ambiguity.
  • President Karachi Electronics Dealers Association (KEDA), Mohammad Rizwan has announced that all electronics markets will be open today.
Published 17 Apr, 2021 01:10pm

BR Research

BR Research
Autos’ small changes

Autos’ small changes

Latest Large-Scale Manufacturing (LSM) numbers spin a positive tale of recovery for industrial growth in Pakistan; ...
Published 16 Apr, 2021 07:36am
BR Research

A country in chaos

Over the past few days, it has once again become apparent how easy it is for a small group of people to paralyze the...
Published 15 Apr, 2021 07:25am

Pakistan

Crime rate rises in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The federal capital witnessed an increase in number of car lifting and snatching incidents as over 35... Published 18 Apr, 2021 03:09am

AJK PM opens Gigantic Cath Lab

MIRPUR: Azad Jammu Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan here Saturday inaugurated Rs 135 million... Published 18 Apr, 2021 03:09am

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