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Business Published 03 Aug, 2020 12:29pm

Pakistan’s BOP position to improve on back of low trade deficit, remittances; Study

  • The report was of the view that as the number of daily new cases and deaths are falling, the country is likely to remain open, lowering the odds of a domestic supply disruption.
Pakistan’s BOP position to improve on back of low trade deficit, remittances; Study
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167.30
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167.10
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105.88
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0.91
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5897.76
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26428.32
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12313.36
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4783.69
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19047.30
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5.40
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15087.50
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1516.00
Average CPI / Jul 30
11.11
UK LIBOR / Aug 1
0.31

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Beating Covid curiosity

In a stunning upset which perhaps many did not see coming, Pakistan has managed to bring down its number of daily...

Published 30 Jul, 2020 08:40am

COVID-19 to hit hard Pakistan’s remittance inflows: ADB

  • “The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to hit remittances hard in Asia and the Pacific. In 2019, 6 of the 10 largest remittance recipients globally were from this region—India, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Philippines, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Vietnam,” said ADB in its report.
Published 03 Aug, 2020 10:36am
Industry

India's factory activity contracted at a sharper pace in July

  • Reinforcing that grim outlook, the Nikkei Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, compiled by IHS Markit, fell to 46.0 last month from 47.2 in June, below the 50-level separating growth from expansion for a fourth straight month and marking its longest spell of contraction since March 2009.
Published 03 Aug, 2020 11:12am

Samsung crafts India comeback as anti-China wave surges

  • Samsung, the only major non-Chinese player in the country, has already begun to gain ground, and a surge in anti-China sentiment in India following a border clash in June is expected to provide a fresh boost.
Published 03 Aug, 2020 10:04am

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The balancing act

The balancing act

While India’s so-called regional isolation lately is a cause of much mirth in Pakistan, the eagle-eyed should...

Published 30 Jul, 2020 08:38am
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Published 30 Jul, 2020 08:35am
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AHL: Covid curses

The outgoing quarter has been the worst performing three months Atlas Honda (PSX: AHL) has experienced in recent...

Published 29 Jul, 2020 08:38am

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POL products' prices increased

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ISLAMABAD: The federal government has increased the prices of petroleum products by up to 11.8 percent for August. ...

Published 01 Aug, 2020 01:12am

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Preventable loss of life

EDITORIAL: It's been deeply disturbing, all the more so since the media had been sounding warnings on the basis of...

Worries about employment

EDITORIAL: It turns out, according to an Ipsos survey that has been measuring Global Consumer Confidence Index...

Urban flooding

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