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Stocks extend overnight losses

Stocks extended the decline on Wednesday with the KSE-100 index losing another 209.14 points or 0.68 per cent Updated Dec 18, 2014 09:04am

Selective buying on cotton market

The cotton market on Wednesday witnessed selective trading in quality cotton from spinners and exporters Updated Dec 18, 2014 09:07am

SECP, CCP get new commissioners

The finance ministry has appointed three new commissioners at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Updated Dec 18, 2014 09:09am

Yield on PIBs slashed again

The State Bank reported that the yield on three-year bonds was cut by 30 basis points to 10.59 per cent Updated Dec 18, 2014 09:10am

Gold steadies below $1,200

Gold steadied below $1,200 an ounce on Wednesday as traders awaited the US Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting Updated Dec 18, 2014 09:12am

Palm oil rises

Malaysian palm oil futures ended a three-day losing streak on Wednesday on a technical rebound Updated Dec 18, 2014 09:13am
HIGHLIGHTS

Cheaper oil good for most: ADB

In its update to the 2014 outlook, ADB said developing Asia was now expected to grow 6.1 per cent this year Updated Dec 18, 2014 09:15am

Rouble rout accelerates

Russia’s emergency move to raise interest rates failed on Tuesday to arrest the ominous collapse of the rouble Updated Dec 17, 2014 07:45am
City Gold (24-ct) Silver
Karachi 40,200 600.00
Multan 39,780 600.00

Exchange Rates for Currency Notes

CountriesSelling (Rs.)Buying (Rs.)
U.S.A. 100.85 101.00
U.K. 158.00 158.20
Euro 125.35 125.55
Japan 0.8400 0.8600
Saudi Arabia 26.75 26.95
U.A.E. 27.40 27.60