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ICST warns that hike in price of local gas to hit masses, business community

Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Sunday lauded the decision of the government to hasten work TAPI gas pipeline project to import...

Investors remain confident in Pakistan’s market

KARACHI: Despite the recent wave of terrorism in Pakistan, foreign investors bought $4.2 million in shares last week. At the Pakistan Stock Exchange, investors traded...

Malaysia’s economy records 4.5% growth in Q4 of 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s economy expanded at 4.5% in the fourth quarter of 2016, exceeding economists’ survey of 4.4%, underpinned by the manufacturing and...

Government releases part of long-awaited subsidy on Fertilizers

Our Staff Reporter Islamabad: The Government of Pakistan has released the second tranche of the long-awaited subsidy amount promised on fertilizers in the National...

Rapid Compute Becomes First Local Cloud Provider to Achieve PCIDSS 3.2 Certification

Bureau Report Karachi: For the first time in Pakistan, Rapid Compute – a division of Cybernet, has made it possible for businesses to create their own Cardholder Data...

ICCI calls upon govt to address Real Estate sector issues

Our Staff Reporter Islamabad: Khalid Iqbal Malik, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Thursday said that real estate sector was playing an important...

£900 coat maker Canada Goose to sell shares

Monitoring Desk Canada Goose, maker of Arctic coats costing as much as £900, has applied for a stock market listing in New York and Toronto. The company, part-owned by...

Self-employment ‘reduces tax take’ as firms avoid responsibilities

Monitoring Desk The head of Theresa May’s inquiry into the way millions of people work has said there is evidence businesses are using self-employment laws to...

UK inflation highest since June 2014

Monitoring Desk Inflation has reached its highest rate for two-and-a-half years, mainly as a result of the rising price of fuel. Annual inflation as measured by the...

Chinese Group shown keenness to develop Special Economic Zone in Pakistan

Our Staff Reporter Islamabad: A 24-member Chinese delegation led by Mr. Deng Jihai, Chairman, International Green Economy Association visited Board of Investment (BoI)...