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SECP reports defaulting broker to int’l securities regulators

Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has reported M.R. Securities, the Lahore-based stockbroker involved in financial...

Big leap for Snap as messaging app debuts on Wall Street

Monitoring Desk Snapchat owner Snap Inc rode a wave of euphoria in its Wall Street debut Thursday as investors sent shares of the popular messaging app soaring. Snap...

ECO is a vehicle that can lead member states to peace, prosperity: Zubair Tufail

Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD: Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan on Friday said Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) are blessed with a lot of resources...

CNG, Petrol pumps owners of Lahore region involve in tax evasion of Rs. 1.194 billion

Islamabad. (Online): The owners of CNG and petrol pumps of Lahore region have committed tax evasion of Rs. 1.194 billion. This was revealed in an official document that...

Panasonic’s Exclusive Showcase of Latest Consumer Electronics Amazes Dealers in Pak

Our Correspondent Islamabad: Lahore, Pakistan: Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) showcased its latest consumer electronics products in appliances,...

Only 6 out of 723 startups in Pak raised funds beyond $500,000

Monitoring Desk Out of a total of 723 start-ups launched since 2010, only 68 have been able to raise funds. Only 6 have been successful in raising funds greater than...

PakWheels: The road to a $1 billion valuation

Monitoring Desk What started as a car discussion forum for enthusiasts now has a 80% market share of the automobiles classified ads market. 14 years on Pakwheels has...

Unrealised Potential-Decoding PSL Economics

Monitoring Desk As sportsmen battle it out on the field, the businessmen behind PSL seem to have already emerged as clear winners. Still, two variables stand in between...

PEW for appropriate technology to boost energy efficiency to save billions

Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday lauded the Government for paying proper attention to resolve the energy crisis. Many new power...

Food & Oil imports hike by 14.38pc

Monitoring Desk The import bill of food and oil rose 14.38 pc YoY to $9.258 billion in the first seven months of the current fiscal year, thus burdening the balance of...