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PSX becomes regional capital market, may launch CPEC bonds - The Express Tribune;

PSX becomes regional capital market, may launch CPEC bonds - The Express Tribune

The Express TribunePSX becomes regional capital market, may launch CPEC bondsThe Express TribuneKARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) became a regional capital market on Friday after a Chinese consortium signed a share purchase agreement to acquire 40% stake in the bourse, officials said. PSX Chairman Munir Kamal hinted at the launch of ...PSX gains status of regional exchange: Ishaq DarSamaa Tv News,PakistanPSX stake sale deal to bolster Sino-Pak linkages: Ishaq DarPakistan Today (press release)PSX, Chinese consortium sign formal equity share purchase agreementBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Daily Mail -Radio Pakistan (press release) -Dispatch News Desk -ARY NEWSall 21 news articles »

EM stocks snap 3-week winning streak ahead of Trump inauguration - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog);

EM stocks snap 3-week winning streak ahead of Trump inauguration - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)EM stocks snap 3-week winning streak ahead of Trump inaugurationBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)image LONDON: Emerging stocks fell on Friday and were set to end the week down, snapping a three-week winning streak, as risk appetite eased ahead of US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, while currencies struggled to make headway.and more »

Rupee erases gains, closes weaker against US dollar - Livemint;

Rupee erases gains, closes weaker against US dollar - Livemint

LivemintRupee erases gains, closes weaker against US dollarLivemintThe rupee opened at 68.05 a dollar and touched a high and a low of 68.03 and 68.24, respectively. Photo: AFP. Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Friday erased all the gains and closed marginally weaker against the US dollar, after local equity fell 270 points.Rupee hits over 1-wk low against buoyant US dollarPress Trust of IndiaRupee opens 8 paise up at 68.05 against dollar ahead of Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremonyEconomic TimesTHE RUPEE: all round gains on currency marketsBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Daily Times -Hindu Business Line -Indiainfoline -Web India 123all 14 news articles »

Saudi Central Banker Says Crunch That Squeezed Banks Is Over - BloombergQuint;

Saudi Central Banker Says Crunch That Squeezed Banks Is Over - BloombergQuint

The NationSaudi Central Banker Says Crunch That Squeezed Banks Is OverBloombergQuint(Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabia central bank Governor Ahmed Alkholifey said a cash crunch that squeezed commercial lenders last year is over and that he's open to more foreign financial institutions operating in the biggest Arab economy. The Saudi Arabian ...8000 Pakistanis affected by Saudi financial crisis: Foreign MinistryPakistan Today (press release)Saudi Electricity weighs on Riyadh index, Egypt pulls backBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)El-Sissi's apparent betrayal: The ultimate wake-up call for Saudi ArabiaDaily SabahZawya -Arab American News -Military Technologiesall 8 news articles »

PIA operates Boeing 737-800 aircraft on wet lease from Turkey - The Express Tribune;

PIA operates Boeing 737-800 aircraft on wet lease from Turkey - The Express Tribune

The Express TribunePIA operates Boeing 737-800 aircraft on wet lease from TurkeyThe Express TribunePIA operated the two short to medium range, narrow-body jets on Friday. “The two Boeing 737-800 aircraft obtained by PIA on wet lease from a Turkish operator earlier this week are being put into operation from today,” the national flag carrier said in ...Faces of institutional failureDAWN.comPIA becomes first Pakistani airline to fly Boeing 737-800Geo News, PakistanProminent international companies have acknowledged the policies of the present GovernmentRadio Pakistan (press release)Pakistan Today (press release) -Anadolu Agency -The Nation -Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)all 12 news articles »

US exports fill Asia's LNG demand gap as market tightens - DunyaNews Pakistan;

US exports fill Asia's LNG demand gap as market tightens - DunyaNews Pakistan

DunyaNews PakistanUS exports fill Asia's LNG demand gap as market tightensDunyaNews PakistanAsia faster-than-expected demand is happening amid delays and outages at new export sites. (Reuters) - U.S. liquefied natural gas exporters sending tankers to Asia to fill a gap in the region's demand as markets have tightened more-than-expected on ...SK E&S imports South Korea's first US shale gas spot cargo - sourcesReutersMini-LNG facility at work in Pennsylvania's Marcellus ShaleKallanish Energy (subscription)all 3 news articles »

Papers containing politicians' bank transactions are fake: SBP - DAWN.com;

Papers containing politicians' bank transactions are fake: SBP - DAWN.com

DAWN.comPapers containing politicians' bank transactions are fake: SBPDAWN.comKARACHI/RAWALPINDI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday declared the documents detailing massive amounts transacted from the purported accounts of top parliamentarians “fake”, saying that no actual transaction had taken place. National ...Ex-bank employee behind fake receipts in MPs' names, suspects FIAThe Express TribuneReported TDRs in parliamentarians' names are fake: SBPBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)SBP clarifies reported TDRs in the name of politicians are fakeDaily TimesPakistan Today (press release) -The News Internationalall 6 news articles »

Gunvor, Eni submit lowest bids for supplying LNG to Pakistan - DAWN.com;

Gunvor, Eni submit lowest bids for supplying LNG to Pakistan - DAWN.com

DAWN.comGunvor, Eni submit lowest bids for supplying LNG to PakistanDAWN.comISLAMABAD: Global commodity trader Gunvor and Italian energy company Eni on Thursday emerged as the lowest bidders for supplying a total of 240 shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at much lower rates than a similar government-to-government ...Gunvor and ENI win LNG supply contractsThe Express TribuneGunvor wins five-year LNG supply dealBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Gunvor wins 5-year deal to supply LNG to PakistanLNG Industryall 9 news articles »

NADRA blocks CNICs of 2 sisters for providing bogus details - The Nation

NADRA blocks CNICs of 2 sisters for providing bogus detailsThe NationRawalpindi - The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has blocked the Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) of two Jhelum-based sisters, who married their brothers for getting Canadian nationality, on account of providing bogus ...NADRA, Mastercard sign agreement on CNIC e-payment facilityDunyaNews PakistanOptimisation of CNICsPakistan ObserverMastercard, NADRA Technologies announce strategic collaborationBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)DAWN.comall 5 news articles »

CNG association demands restoration of RLNG-run stations in Punjab - The Nation;

CNG association demands restoration of RLNG-run stations in Punjab - The Nation

Dispatch News DeskCNG association demands restoration of RLNG-run stations in PunjabThe NationLAHORE - All Pakistan CNG Association Central Chairman Ghiyas Paracha has demanded restoration of RLNG-run CNG stations of Punjab and Islamabad. According to a press release issued here on Tuesday, Paracha said that the CNG stations in Punjab ...Gas supply to Punjab CNG sector halted indefinitelyDunyaNews PakistanPunjab CNG stations shut downThe News InternationalCNG stations to remain closed in PunjabDispatch News Deskall 5 news articles »

Qatar National Bank raising $1bn loan from Asian lenders - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog);

Qatar National Bank raising $1bn loan from Asian lenders - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Qatar National Bank raising $1bn loan from Asian lendersBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)image DUBAI: Qatar National Bank, the largest bank in the Middle East and Africa by assets, is raising a $1 billion, three-year syndicated loan in the Asian bank market, sources familiar with the situation said on Wednesday. The Qatari lender is not ...and more »

Major politicians receive fake bank receipts worth millions - Geo News, Pakistan;

Major politicians receive fake bank receipts worth millions - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanMajor politicians receive fake bank receipts worth millionsGeo News, PakistanISLAMABAD: In a bizarre series of events, the major politicians of the country started receiving fake bank receipts worth billion of rupees in just a matter of few days, it emerged on Wednesday. Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Chairman ...Khurshid, Rabbani receive 'fake' bank receipts of Rs 100 million depositsDunyaNews Pakistan'Bhatta' in reverse: Lawmakers receive mysterious 'parchis' of Rs 100 millionDaily PakistanFive lawmakers receive 'fake' bank deposit receipt of Rs 100 mn eachThe News Internationalall 5 news articles »

National ID cards upgrade will allow international, domestic money transfers - Geo News, Pakistan;

National ID cards upgrade will allow international, domestic money transfers - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanNational ID cards upgrade will allow international, domestic money transfersGeo News, PakistanISLAMABAD: Pakistani citizens will be able to use their national identity cards (CNICs) to carry out financial transactions and receive government disbursements. This was announced at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 taking place between ...Mastercard-NADRA collaboration: CNICs to be used for transactionsBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)all 4 news articles »

China's healthcare sector a big draw for private equity investors - South China Morning Post;

China's healthcare sector a big draw for private equity investors - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostChina's healthcare sector a big draw for private equity investorsSouth China Morning PostPrivate equity firms and hedge funds are investing heavily into China's healthcare industry in a bet on the sector's upbeat growth potential, fund managers told a Hong Kong forum. Private hospitals and drug makers are among the bright spots for ...HK regulator sues UBS and StanChart over Chinese company's IPOFinancial TimesHong Kong regulator sues Standard Chartered, UBS over IPOBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Chinese Film Producer J.Q. Pictures Plans Hong Kong IPOBloombergThe Straits Times -Fox Business -Market Realist -BloombergQuintall 59 news articles »

Inzamam-ul-Haq invites FICA officials to visit Pakistan - DunyaNews Pakistan;

Inzamam-ul-Haq invites FICA officials to visit Pakistan - DunyaNews Pakistan

DunyaNews PakistanInzamam-ul-Haq invites FICA officials to visit PakistanDunyaNews PakistanISLAMABAD (Daily Dunya) – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has invited the officials of Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) to visit Pakistan and check the security situation themselves. Inzamam's ...PCB spent Rs 1.08 billion in past three years: reportGeo News, PakistanPCB spent Rs1.08 billion in past three yearsPakistan TodayPCB spend Rs.1.08bn in three yearsBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)all 5 news articles »

'Textile units are relocating to other countries' - DAWN.com;

'Textile units are relocating to other countries' - DAWN.com

DAWN.com'Textile units are relocating to other countries'DAWN.comKARACHI: The National Assembly's Standing Committee on the Textile Industry was informed on Tuesday that a large number of textile units have either shut down or relocated to regional countries due to a high cost of utilities. Representatives of the ...Restructuring the export sectorBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Releasing liquidity: Hosiery industry seeks scrapping of export surchargeThe Express TribuneNA body wants utility tariff for textile at par with regionDaily Timesall 6 news articles »

Green light: Restructuring of ailing PSM wins PC board's nod - The Express Tribune;

Green light: Restructuring of ailing PSM wins PC board's nod - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneGreen light: Restructuring of ailing PSM wins PC board's nodThe Express TribuneISLAMABAD: The Privatisation Commission (PC) board has approved the restructuring of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) as well as a tripartite concession agreement between the government, the mill and the potential investor for a period of 30 years on the ...PC Board approves lease out plan of Pakistan Steel MillsBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)Govt approves 30-year lease plan for Pakistan Steel MillsSamaa Tv News,PakistanPrivatisation Commission approves PSM's 30-year lease planThe News InternationalThe Nation -DunyaNews Pakistan -Pakistan Observer -International News Networkall 15 news articles »

Minister welcomes Chinese technicians visit to KCR - The Nation;

Minister welcomes Chinese technicians visit to KCR - The Nation

Radio PakistanMinister welcomes Chinese technicians visit to KCRThe NationKARACHI - Provincial Minister for Transport Nasir Hussain Shah directed the concerned officials on Tuesday to make preparations for the visit of Chinese technical staff to Karachi Circular Railway (KCR). This he stated during a meeting with the ...Sindh Govt directs to beef up security of Chinese engineers working on Karachi Circular Railway projectRadio Pakistan (press release)Karachi circular railway: Chinese delegation keen on investmentThe Express Tribuneall 4 news articles »

Zero sales tax being charged on light diesel, kerosene oil: Dar - Dispatch News Desk

Zero sales tax being charged on light diesel, kerosene oil: DarDispatch News DeskISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Monday told the Senate that the federal government was charging zero sales tax on light diesel oil and kerosene oil to provide relief to poor consumers.and more »