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Pakistan Updated 04 Dec, 2020 07:29pm

Government to introduce new local bodies system after elections, says PM Khan

  • Prime Minister Imran Khan termed the Pakistan Citizen Portal as the "first step on the journey to people's empowerment".
  • The government will be introducing a new local bodies system.
Government to introduce new local bodies system after elections, says PM Khan
Currency Rate
USD PKR Interbank Selling / Dec 4
160.30
USD PKR Interbank Buying / Dec 4
160.20
Pound Sterling to USD / Dec 4
1.35
Euro to USD / Dec 4
1.21
Stock Volume
S&P 500 / Dec 4
3666.72
India Sensex / Dec 4
44632.65
Tokyo Nikkei / Dec 4
26809.37
Nasdaq / Dec 4
12377.18
Hang Seng / Dec 4
26728.50
FTSE 100 / Dec 4
6490.27
Dow Jones / Dec 4
29969.52
Germany DAX 30 / Dec 4
13252.86
France CAC40 / Dec 4
5574.36
Indicator Value
Per Capita Income USD (CPI) / Nov 19
1516.00
Weekly Foreign Reserves / Dec 4
20241.80
UK LIBOR % / Dec 4
0.08
GDPGROWTH / Dec 4
1.00
Foreign Debt (PKR billions) / Dec 4
17000.00
Average CPI % / Dec 4
11.11

Business & Finance

BR Research

Gas pricing and demand

There are plans in the making to shift the transport sector’s gas usage from domestic natural gas to privately...
Updated 04 Dec, 2020 10:22am
Energy

US drillers add oil and gas rigs for 11th week in 12: Baker Hughes

  • The oil and gas rig count, an early indicator of future output, rose three to 323 in the week to Dec. 4, energy services firm Baker Hughes Co said.
  • The number of operating rigs has surged since August, when it hit a record low of 244, according to Baker Hughes data going back to 1940.
Published 05 Dec, 2020 12:33am
Companies

Boeing cuts 787 jetliner production as deliveries slow

  • The reduction to five jets a month from six will take place by mid-2021 and follows a downturn in demand for long-haul jets.
  • Extra quality inspections are taking longer than expected and will continue to slow deliveries in December, he added.
Published 04 Dec, 2020 11:19pm

BR Research

BR Research

Inflation snapshot

The CPI inflation stood at 8.35 percent in November 2020, and on a monthly basis, prices increased by 0.82 percent....
Published 03 Dec, 2020 07:25am

Pakistan

Islamabad Mayor election to be held on Dec 28: ECP

  • It said that the public notice would be issued by the Returning Officer on December 9 while the date of filing of nomination papers with the Returning Officer by the candidates would be December 11.
Published 04 Dec, 2020 09:34pm

School sealed, hotels fined over SOPs violation in Hazro

  • On the directives of Deputy Commissioner (DC), the Assistant Commissioner (AC) Hazro Shagufta Jabeen imposed fine on two different hotels worth Rs. 10 thousand for violating the government's Coronavirus precautionary measures.
Published 04 Dec, 2020 08:09pm

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World

Europe

New coronavirus infections in France remain on downward trend

  • France also reported 627 new deaths from coronavirus, including 282 in hospitals, compared to 324 in hospitals on Thursday.
  • The number of people in hospital with the virus fell by another 392 to 26,311 while the number of people in intensive care fell by 132 to 3,293.
Published 05 Dec, 2020 12:17am

Spectre of food inflation

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Trump's follies

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