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Nikkei finishes above 20,000

TOKYO: The benchmark Nikkei average powered higher to close above 20,000 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, thanks to a strong overnight rally in U.S. equities....

Asian markets climb after bumper US session

HONG KONG: Japanese shares surged nearly four percent on Thursday morning, with investors heartened by Wall Street’s best performance in nine years after the White...

Govt. to rationalize tariffs & duties for industry in next mini-budget

Islamabad: Abdul RazakDawood, Adviser for Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment said that government was working to rationalize tariffs structure...

Sugar mills bound to procure sugarcane at fixed rates: Aslam

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal has said that sugar mills are bound to procure sugarcane from the farmers at fixed rates and warned...

FBR offices to remain open on December 29

Islamabad: Federal Bard of Revenue (FBR) has announced to keep open its offices on 29th of December, Saturday to facilitate the tax payers. The offices will remain open...

Mini-budget to shrink the economy, hit masses: Tax Bar

New taxation measures to improve the revenue collection will also hit the business community worried over instability INP ISLAMABAD Rawalpindi Islamabad Tax Bar...

Resumption of BA operation to improve country’s image

Online ISLAMABAD The FPCCI said resumption of British Airways (BA) operations for Pakistan is a breakthrough which will improve country’s image. The development can be...

Resumption of British Airways to improve country’s image

DNA ISLAMABAD The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Wednesday said resumption of British Airways (BA) operations for Pakistan is a...

Trump again hits Fed on

rate rises Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON Presi­dent Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated that the US Federal Reserve was raising interest rates too quickly but added that US...

Gold climbs to six-month peak on waning risk appetite

Monitoring Desk BENGALURU Gold prices hit a six-month high as concerns over global growth and a partial govt shutdown in the United States fuelled risk aversion,...