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ICCI urges MCI to withdraw 200 hike in commercial property tax

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has called upon the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) to withdraw the over 200 percent hike in...

Punjab okays uplift scheme In its PDWP forum

LAHORE: The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party approved development scheme of Local Government Sector with an estimated cost of Rs. 3058.000 million. The scheme...

Alibaba to buy Kaola ecommerce platform

News Desk Hong Kong Alibaba is to acquire rival NetEase’s cross-border online shopping platform, according to two people familiar with the matter, as China’s highly...

Market ideas for U.S. corn yield still clash drastically with USDA

News Desk FORT COLLINS, Colo. Virtually no one in the agriculture market was prepared to see such a high U.S. corn yield from the U.S. government on Monday. This,...

Asia stocks choppy as trade war fears dominate markets

News Desk Hong Kong Asian markets were jittery Friday as a modest rebound in US equities failed to ease fears over the US-China trade war and its impact on the world...

Tokyo stocks end aimless session slightly higher at 20,419

Monitoring Desk Tokyo Stocks staged a modest rebound Friday after struggling for direction amid a dearth of fresh trading incentives. The 225-issue Nikkei average rose...

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes

News Desk Washington Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn’t care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-up...

French jobless rate fell in 2nd quarter

News Desk PARIS France’s unemployment rate fell back during the second quarter to reach its lowest level since the end of 2008 and offer some relief for President...

South Africa’s rand firms as investors await next bout of weakness

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s rand was firmer early on Friday, adding to the previous session’s gains in a recovery driven mainly by investors covering their short...

Brazil soy crusher Imcopa ends Petrópolis lease

SAO PAULO: Imcopa, one of Brazil’s largest processors of non-genetically modified soybeans, has decided to unilaterally terminate a leasing contract with brewer Grupo...