Coronavirus
VERY HIGH
Pakistan Deaths
19,543
7624hr
Pakistan Cases
877,130
237924hr
Sindh
298,078
Punjab
325,662
Balochistan
23,831
Islamabad
79,123
KPK
126,787

Britain GDP

UK reports slight rise in daily COVID cases to 2,672

UK reports slight rise in daily COVID cases to 2,672

  • A further 30 people were reported as having died within 28 days of a positive test for COVID-19, meaning there were 211 deaths between April 9 and 15, a fall of 2.3% compared with the previous seven days.
Published 15 Apr, 2021 08:24pm
Sterling steadies vs dollar, euro after profit-taking knock
Markets

Sterling steadies vs dollar, euro after profit-taking knock

  • The pound fell 1.2% against the dollar and 1.7% against the euro between Tuesday and Wednesday as investors took cash off the table after a strong first quarter for the British currency.
  • Sterling's pullback was "exaggerated," ING analysts wrote, adding that they were "constructive" on the pound, citing Britain's relatively fast COVID-19 vaccine programme.
Published 08 Apr, 2021 08:52pm
UK doesn't have vaccine surplus to share
World

UK doesn't have vaccine surplus to share

  • "Our first priority is to protect the British public, and the vaccine rollout is continuing to that end," the spokesman told reporters. "We don't currently have a surplus of vaccines, but we will consider how they are best allocated as they become available."
Published 29 Mar, 2021 07:05pm
UK offers tax relief to more companies with 1.5bn-pound plan
World

UK offers tax relief to more companies with 1.5bn-pound plan

  • The move comes on top of the 16 billion pounds in business rates relief already paid to or earmarked for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses.
  • By providing more targeted support than the business rates appeals system, our approach will help protect and support jobs in businesses across the country.
Updated 25 Mar, 2021 07:31pm
Britain to review surcharge on bank profits
World

Britain to review surcharge on bank profits

  • Leaving surcharge unchanged would damage industry – government.
  • Surcharge raised 1.5 bln stg in 2019-20 fiscal year.
  • Proposed changes will be laid out in the autumn.
Updated 03 Mar, 2021 08:43pm