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Print Published 25 Oct, 2020 02:25am

PM says optimistic about prospects for national progress

ISAKHEL: Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said the time was not far off when the people would witness Pakistan...
PM says optimistic about prospects for national progress
Currency Rate
USD PKR Interbank Selling / Oct 24
161.50
USD PKR Interbank Buying / Oct 24
161.40
USD to Japanese Yen / Oct 24
104.71
USD to Swiss Franc / Oct 24
0.90
Pound Sterling to USD / Oct 24
1.30
Euro to USD / Oct 24
1.19
Stock Volume
S&P 500 / Oct 24
3465.39
India Sensex / Oct 24
40685.50
Tokyo Nikkei / Oct 24
23516.59
Nasdaq / Oct 24
11548.28
Hang Seng / Oct 24
24918.78
FTSE 100 / Oct 24
5860.28
Dow Jones / Oct 24
28335.57
Germany DAX 30 / Oct 24
12645.75
France CAC40 / Oct 24
4909.64
Indicator Value
Weekly Foreign Reserves / Oct 20
19015.50
GDPGROWTH / Oct 20
5.40
Foreign Debt (PKR billions) / Oct 20
15087.50
Per Capita Income USD (CPI) / Oct 20
1516.00
Average CPI % / Oct 20
11.11
UK LIBOR % / Oct 24
0.08

Business

Money & Banking

Indian lenders given deadline to implement interest waiver scheme

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government was forced to rethink the loan moratorium scheme which allowed borrowers to not pay loan instalments between March and August,
  • Earlier this month, the government told the Supreme Court it will waive certain interest levies on loans below 20 million rupees ($272,888) under a health support plan.
Published 24 Oct, 2020 06:34pm

BR Research

BR Research
Time to go long

Time to go long

The current account is in surplus after 21 quarters of deficits. When the incumbents came to power, the first ...
Published 23 Oct, 2020 07:40am
BR Research

Allied Bank defies Covid

Pandemic it maybe. But panic it is not. Not at Allied Bank Limited (ABL). The bank announced its financial results...
Published 23 Oct, 2020 07:38am
BR Research

Dadex Eternit Limited

Dadex Eternit Limited (PSX: DADX) was established in 1959 as a public limited company under the repealed Companies...
Published 23 Oct, 2020 07:25am

Pakistan

Imran Khan needs an NRO, says Maryam

LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz vice-president Maryam Nawaz said on Saturday there was a rule of law in the... Updated 25 Oct, 2020 03:10am

Crime rate on the rise in Capital

ISLAMABAD: Despite tall claims of the capital police high-ups, there is no letup in crimes in the city, as robbers,... Published 25 Oct, 2020 02:25am

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World

South Asia

New clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh after Washington talks

  • The areas of Lachin and Gubadli had come under rocket and artillery fire from inside Armenian terrritory.
  • The collapse of two Russia-brokered ceasefires had already dimmed the prospect of a quick end to fighting that broke out on Sept. 27 over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Published 24 Oct, 2020 06:26pm

Speedy disposal of cases

EDITORIAL: Alas speedy disposal of cases, the most basic requirement of any legal system, is something that our...

Combating smog

EDITORIAL: With the arrival of winter months smog levels in Lahore and swathes of southern Punjab and upper Sindh...

Sordid happenings

First things first. The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will be holding the third rally of its ongoing...

Growth and exports

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in April and the World Bank (WB) in May 2020 scaled down Pakistan's growth...

Unfair criticism

The opposition parties have been accusing the government of 'secretly' facilitating Indian spy agency RAW operative...
An Interview with Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Professor of Economics – Yale University

An Interview with Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Professor of Economics – Yale University

Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak is a Professor of Economics at Yale University with concurrent appointments in the School of Management and in the Department of Economics. In this interview he has shared his views on a wide range of topics; Insights from his research on the Covid-19 crises, Productivity, Policy Making and Governance , Political Economy and Economic teaching . He has discussed these things in regards to Bangladesh’s success story and how can Pakistan learn from it.
Aaj TV - Sunday's schedule

Aaj TV - Sunday's schedule

All timings are in PST (Pakistan Standard Time). 06:00 NEWS HOUR 06:25 HEADLINE NEWS 06:30 NEWS HOUR 06:55 HEADLINE... Updated 25 Oct, 2020 02:53am