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Farooq Baloch

Honda Civic and Toyota Grande to cost Rs280,000 more as the govt increases duties

It also did away with the restriction on non-filers buying 1300cc cars

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March 7, 2019

 

Gold prices reach a new high and touch Rs68,500 per tola

The price of a tola increased by Rs350 in the last two days

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February 20, 2019

 

Small and medium companies to create more jobs as their borrowing reaches all-time high

The sector borrowed a record Rs513 billion in 2018

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February 19, 2019

 

India launches trade war on Pakistan over Pulwama attack

200% duty hike on Pakistani cement and onions as Delhi revokes Islamabad’s status as favoured trade partner

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February 19, 2019

 

This pant costs Rs16,000 in Europe, but sells for Rs650 in Karachi

The global fashion secret of Landhi’s denim factories

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February 19, 2019

 

Pakistanis bought prize bonds worth Rs134b in 2018

The investment in prize bonds was 17% higher in 2018 as compared to 2017

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February 14, 2019

 

Dollar on the rise, reaches Rs139.2

It has risen by 90 paisa

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February 11, 2019

 

To please IMF, Islamabad plans to rip off Sindh

The link between the PTI government and the next NFC Award

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February 9, 2019

 

Right price for telecom licences, auction of new spectrum can fetch $2b 

This is an opportunity for the government to plug in its budgetary gap

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February 7, 2019

 

Dollar continues to slide, trades at two-month low

The dollar is trading at 138.3

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February 6, 2019

 

Getting foreign loans to become more expensive as S&P lowers Pakistan’s rating

Pakistan to offer higher interest rates to investors to make up for its vulnerabilities

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February 4, 2019

 

Job market to remain tight as the State Bank of Pakistan continues to push for economic stability

The central bank has increased its monetary policy rate by 0.25%

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January 31, 2019

 

Mini-budget to support exports but expand budget deficit: Moody’s

It says the mini-budget focuses mainly on revenue-based measures

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January 31, 2019

 

There will be fewer jobs but analysts think the State Bank won’t raise interest rates just yet

They think the central bank will adopt a wait-and-see policy

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January 30, 2019

 

Dollar falls to seven-week low

The dollar had kept buyers and sellers on their toes last year because of volatility in its prices

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January 29, 2019

 

Let us pray Pakistan’s American dream does not fail

The PIAIC could boost our economy and exports if done right

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January 28, 2019

 

Dollar reserves jump to a five-month high as SBP receives last tranche of Saudi aid

The central bank’s reserves have jumped to $8.8b

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January 25, 2019

 

Pakistan’s garment makers use the police to suppress unions

They also manipulate labor laws to deprive workers of social security, pension benefits

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January 24, 2019

 

Non-filers will have to pay Rs20,000 more for a Honda City

The government is making non-filers pay more than double the tax paid by filers

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January 24, 2019

 

Pakistan’s textile firms pay women 50% less than men

Men are paid Rs30,000 for stitching, while women are paid Rs15,000

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January 24, 2019

 

In Pakistan’s garment factories, pregnant women are fired or sent on forced leave

We work longer hours and there is not even sick leave, says a worker

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January 24, 2019

 
 
 
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