Print - 2019-11-02
The Weather
General News

The Weather

The weather report on Friday (November 01, 2019) and the forecast for Saturday (November 02, 2019).

Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:04am
Bullion Rates
Rates

Bullion Rates

Gold and silver rates in rupees per 10 grams prevailing in major cities on Friday (November 01, 2019).

Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Cotton Spot Rates
Rates

Cotton Spot Rates

Official KCA spot rates for local dealings in Pakistan rupees on Friday (November 01, 2019).

Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Pakistan Mercantile Exchange - PMEX
Rates

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange - PMEX

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange - PMEX (Formerly National Commodity Exchange Limited - NCEL) Trading Summary on Friday (November 01, 2019).

Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Shipping Intelligence
Schedules

Shipping Intelligence

Karachi Shipping Intelligence report incorporating changes till 7 am on Friday (November 01, 2019).

Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Member to Member
Stocks

Member to Member

The following transactions member to member subsequently reported on Friday (November 01, 2019).

Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:01am
BOARD MEETINGS
Stocks

BOARD MEETINGS

Board Meetings of Companies listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange.

Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:11am
Spot dollar rates
Rates

Spot dollar rates

Spot Dollar rates from Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari & Co Ltd on Friday (November 01, 2019).

Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Money Market Report
Rates

Money Market Report

Money market report by Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari & Co on Friday (November 01, 2019).
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Bill buying rates per unit of currency
Rates

Bill buying rates per unit of currency

Bill Buying Rates per unit of currency -- issued by the Treasury Management Division of the National Bank of Pakistan on Friday (November 01, 2019).

Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Currency notes: exchange rates
Rates

Currency notes: exchange rates

Exchange rates for Currency Notes issued by the Treasury Management Division of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) here on Friday (November 01, 2019).

Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Barclays bid rates and maximum rates for payment of interest
Rates

Barclays bid rates and maximum rates for payment of interest

Barclays bid rates, maximum rates for payment of interest by authorised dealers on deposits (other than those brought under FE Circular No: 45 of 1985) and on deposits (brought under FE Circular No: 45 of 1985) - issued by the Foreign Exchange Rates Commi
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
State Bank of Pakistan conversion rates
Rates

State Bank of Pakistan conversion rates

Rates applicable for conversion into rupees of Foreign Currency Deposits, Dollar Bearer Certificates, Foreign Currency Bearer Certificates, Special US Dollar bonds and profits thereon by all banks and also for providing forward cover on foreign currency d
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
New York cotton
Cotton & Textile

New York cotton

The following were the fluctuations observed during the day:

Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:09am
CBOT corn futures weaker

CBOT corn futures weaker

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) corn futures eased slightly on Thursday on expectations that drier US weather may help farmers advance their harvests next month, traders said.
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
European gasoline margins fall
Energy

European gasoline margins fall

Northwest European gasoline refining margins fell on Thursday as European inventories dropped.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:48am
PMEX daily trading report

PMEX daily trading report

On Thursday at Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited, PMEX Commodity Index closed at 4,272.
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
CBOT wheat futures fall

CBOT wheat futures fall

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) wheat futures ended a bit lower on Thursday under pressure from technical selling, while K.C. hard red winter wheat and MGEX spring wheat firmed, traders said.
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
EU wheat prices fall while exports to be slow

EU wheat prices fall while exports to be slow

European wheat prices eased on Thursday, weakened by a fall in Chicago and expectations that EU exports may slow in coming weeks, dealers said. Front month December on Paris-based Euronext milling wheat futures settled down 0.6% at 178.00 euros ($198.47)
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
US natural gas futures fall from 7-month high
Energy

US natural gas futures fall from 7-month high

US natural gas futures extended losses on Thursday, falling more than 1%, following the release of a federal report showing a slightly bigger-than-expected storage build last week.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:48am
Activities at Karachi and Qasim Ports
Business & Economy

Activities at Karachi and Qasim Ports

The Karachi Port handled 159,617 tonnes of cargo comprising 107,853 tonnes of import cargo and 51,764 tonnes of export cargo including 5,280 loaded and empty containers during the last 24 hours ending at 0700 hours on Friday.
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Steady trend witnessed on cotton market
Cotton & Textile

Steady trend witnessed on cotton market

Prices maintained steady trend on the cotton market on Friday in the process of trading activity, dealers said.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:49am
China's iron ore futures rise from two-day loos

China's iron ore futures rise from two-day loos

China's iron ore futures rose as much as 1.6% on Thursday, recovering from a two-day loss, as sentiment was lifted by firm demand from downstream sectors.
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Four killed in Halloween party shooting in California
General News

Four killed in Halloween party shooting in California

Four people were killed and several others were wounded in a shooting at a Halloween party at a rental home near San Francisco, local authorities said. The shooting Thursday night took place at a rented Airbnb home in Orinda, around 18 miles (30 km) north
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:52am
French yellow vests hold national assembly
General News

French yellow vests hold national assembly

Some 600 yellow vest protest organisers from across France gathered in Montpellier on Friday for a national assembly to debate the future of their movement. The gathering in a former museum in the southern French city, which goes on until Sunday, comes ah
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:54am
Minoan treasures found on Libyan Sea island: experts
General News

Minoan treasures found on Libyan Sea island: experts

Archaeologists in Greece have located a "major treasure" of Minoan origin in a Bronze Age settlement on a small island in the Libyan Sea, the culture ministry said Friday. A team excavating on the tiny island of Chrysi south of Crete for over a decade hav
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:55am
US Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones
General News

US Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones

The US Department of the Interior has grounded its fleet of Chinese-made drones as it conducts a review of the program. Nick Goodwin, an Interior Department spokesman, did not provide a reason for the decision but it comes amid US security concerns over C
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:55am
Iran's FM says new US sanctions show 'maximum failure'
General News

Iran's FM says new US sanctions show 'maximum failure'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday that the latest round of US sanctions against the Islamic republic show the "maximum failure" of Washington's anti-Iran policy. Washington extended its sanctions on Iran on Thursday by targeting it
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:56am
Algeria protesters call for 'new independence'
General News

Algeria protesters call for 'new independence'

Demonstrators converged on Algiers in their thousands for a massive anti-government rally called to coincide with official celebrations of the anniversary of the war that won Algeria's independence from France. Protesters flooded the streets in numbers re
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:02am
Russian Superjet lands safely in Siberia
General News

Russian Superjet lands safely in Siberia

A Russian Superjet 100 plane with 80 passengers made an emergency landing in Siberia after an engine failed, an airline spokeswoman told RIA Novosti news agency on Friday. The engine fault on the plane flying from the Siberian city of Tyumen to Saint Pete
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:02am
First day on the job for ECB chief Christine Lagarde
Money & Banking

First day on the job for ECB chief Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde took over Friday as president of the European Central Bank, replacing Italy's Mario Draghi, as the institution has been riven by a return to easy money policies to stoke inflation and ward off recession. The former French finance ministe
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:02am
Biden support slips in Iowa as Buttigieg surges
General News

Biden support slips in Iowa as Buttigieg surges

Joe Biden's grip on the 2020 Democratic nomination race loosened Friday in early-voting Iowa with a poll showing him slipping to fourth place behind leader Elizabeth Warren, and overtaken by small-town mayor Pete Buttigieg. Biden, the centrist former US v
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:03am
Trump to move permanent residence to Florida
General News

Trump to move permanent residence to Florida

US President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he will change his permanent residence from New York to Palm Beach, Florida, claiming he had been "treated very badly" in his native city. "My family and I will be making Palm Beach, Florida, our Permanent
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:04am
Nikkei slips; Keyence, Nintendo shine
Stocks

Nikkei slips; Keyence, Nintendo shine

Japan's benchmark Nikkei share average fell on Friday as fresh concerns over the prospects for a US-China trade deal lifted the safe-haven yen against the dollar, hitting exporters and other cyclical stocks.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:07am
Sri Lankan shares post 10-month high
Stocks

Sri Lankan shares post 10-month high

Sri Lankan shares rose on Friday in high turnover and closed at their highest in 10 months, as investors took positions two weeks ahead of presidential polls, analysts said.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:10am
China stocks end higher
Stocks

China stocks end higher

Chinese shares rose on Friday to finish the week higher on stronger-than-expected factory activity data and growing optimism around a potential trade deal between the United States and China.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:11am
Hong Kong shares hit 6-week high
Stocks

Hong Kong shares hit 6-week high

Hong Kong's main stock index closed at its highest level in over six weeks on Friday as a surprise rise in factory activity in mainland China and increased hopes of a US-China trade agreement cheered investors.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:12am
Indian shares up
Stocks

Indian shares up

Indian shares closed slightly higher on Friday, helped by growing expectation of better December-quarter corporate earnings on the back of solid results for the July-September period.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:12am
Most SE Asian stocks fall; Vietnam gains
Stocks

Most SE Asian stocks fall; Vietnam gains

Most Southeast Asian stock markets retreated on Friday, as investors fled risky assets after China expressed doubts over signing a comprehensive trade deal with the United States, while Vietnam surged buoyed by gains in real estate shares.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:15am
FTSE rebounds as oil and mining stocks shine
Stocks

FTSE rebounds as oil and mining stocks shine

Oil heavyweights and miners led the charge on London's FTSE 100 on Friday as Chinese factory data and a stronger than expected US employment report helped the index to bounce back from its worst session in a month.
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 07:15am
ILO says tobacco funding halted, for now

ILO says tobacco funding halted, for now

The UN labour organisation has agreed not to renew controversial funding from tobacco companies for charitable programmes, but has left the door open to cooperating with the industry on future projects. The International Labour Organization (ILO) Governin
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Uber facing ban in Geneva
Global Business Economy

Uber facing ban in Geneva

The Swiss canton of Geneva said Friday it had classified ride-hailing giant Uber as an employer, ordering a halt to its activities unless it pays the social charges for its drivers. The head of security, employment and health in the cantonal government, M
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Alibaba's revenue growth eases in second quarter
Global Business Economy

Alibaba's revenue growth eases in second quarter

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said second quarter revenue growth slowed to 40 percent on-year Friday, although net profits more than tripled thanks in part to a one-time payment from a fintech affiliate. Total revenue was 119 billion yuan ($16.9 billi
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
French jobless squeezed as Macron cuts benefits
Global Business Economy

French jobless squeezed as Macron cuts benefits

Hundreds of thousands of jobless French people stand to lose some of their benefits under reforms introduced by President Emmanuel Macron's government that took effect Friday. The new rules, which Macron has defended as necessary to get the unemployed bac
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Apple TV+ seeks stardom on streaming service stage
IT & Computers

Apple TV+ seeks stardom on streaming service stage

Apple moved into new territory Friday with a streaming television service that features a budding library of original shows starring big-name celebrities, aimed at winning over its gadget lovers at home and on the go. The Apple TV+ on-demand streaming ser
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
US October job growth beats expectations despite GM strike
Global Business Economy

US October job growth beats expectations despite GM strike

US job growth slowed less than expected in October as the drag from a strike at General Motors was offset by gains elsewhere and hiring in the prior two months was stronger than previously estimated, offering some assurance that consumers would continue t
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Global factory woes persist in October
Global Business Economy

Global factory woes persist in October

Factory activity in key global economies contracted again in October as cooling demand and trade tensions kept policymakers busy trying to dodge recession. Purchasing managers' index reports from the United States, Japan, South Korea and the United Kingdo
Updated 02 Nov, 2019 06:06am
England claim first blood in New Zealand T20 series

England claim first blood in New Zealand T20 series

A maiden half century from James Vince powered England to a convincing seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 international in Christchurch on Friday.
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Warner leads Australia to T20 clean-sweep
Other

Warner leads Australia to T20 clean-sweep

Australia cruised past Sri Lanka to clean-sweep their three-match Twenty20 series Friday, with an in-form David Warner grinding out a third successive half-century in the seven wicket win.
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Komal Khan clinches KP U-19 Squash Championship
Other

Komal Khan clinches KP U-19 Squash Championship

Komal Khan clinched the trophy after defeating Nimra Aqeel in the final of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Girls Under-19 Squash Championship played here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex on Friday. Palestinian delegation of the Palestinian Sports Journalist Assoc
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Pliskova, Svitolina through to semi finals in Shenzhen
Other

Pliskova, Svitolina through to semi finals in Shenzhen

Karolina Pliskova overcame a mid-match stutter to book a semi-final showdown with world number one Ashleigh Barty after a three-set victory over Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Friday.
Published 02 Nov, 2019 12:00am