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Farooq Baloch

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

 

Pakistan’s home-based women workers are paid Rs5 per garment

The World Economic Forum ranks Pakistan 143rd out of 144 countries in the gender inequality index

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January 23, 2019

 

Garment industry’s dirty laundry: People work in ‘filthy’ factories with no clean water to drink

The working conditions in smaller factories are usually worse than those in larger ones

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January 23, 2019

 

In Pakistan’s sweatshops, workers are fired for asking for toilet breaks

Serious labor rights abuses in garment factories, says Human Rights Watch

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January 23, 2019

 

Foreigners took $420m out of the stock market in six months

Overall foreign investment into Pakistan declines by 77%

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January 16, 2019

 

Why putting your savings into a small bank can be more profitable

Smaller banks want to grow and for that they need your money

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January 15, 2019

 

These three controls can block your child’s access to inappropriate content

Experts say that not many people use parental control apps in Pakistan

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January 15, 2019

 

10 jobs disappearing as Pakistan economy shrinks

Companies want new technologies to reach higher efficiency

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January 11, 2019

 

Pakistan doesn’t have enough dollars this year: Moody’s

Says loan payments need 60% higher than bank reserves

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January 10, 2019

 

Learn how to become a millionaire from this Matric-qualified carpenter

The 22-year-old freelancer earns more than a bank manager by working from home

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January 10, 2019

 

Assets and accounts of banned outfits seized, Pakistan govt tells FATF in Sydney dialogue

It’s on the grey list because it has a ‘significant’ risk of money laundering, terrorist financing

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January 9, 2019

 

Every Pakistani to pay Rs127,000 as national debt rises 21% in a year

The national debt stands at $190 billion as of November 2018

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January 7, 2019

 
 
 
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