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    Stocks tumble by 160 points

    Stocks were badly battered as investors ran for cover ahead of the long Eid holidays. Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:02am

    Prices of petrol, diesel unchanged

    The government decided to keep the prices of petrol and diesel unchanged and reduce kero­sene prices from Aug 1. Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:51am

    Remittances double in Ramazan

    Keeps the hope alive for the country to fetch around $2 billion during the holy month Updated Jul 27, 2014 07:30am

    Facing uncertain times

    The power company would be less vulnerable to rising circular debt because of its ability to pass on incremental debt Updated Jul 28, 2014 01:40pm

    Foreign investors’ concerns

    MORE than a year into its tenure, the government has positive progress to show for its time in power. The... Published Jul 28, 2014 06:46am

    Better sales despite high prices

    Eid shopping gains momentum as improved law and order situation facilitates buyers to visit shopping centres Updated Jul 27, 2014 07:31am

    HIGHLIGHTS

    Russia hit by $50bn Yukos ruling

    An international court ordered Russia to pay Yukos shareholders a record $50 billion compensation.

    Privatisation concerns

    The fact that we must face here is that nobody has been able to find a way our public-sector enterprises work properly.

    Exchange Rates for Currency Notes

    CountriesSelling (Rs.)Buying (Rs.)
    U.S.A. 98.70 98.90
    U.K. 167.00 167.20
    Euro 131.90 132.10
    Japan 0.9500 0.9600
    Saudi Arabia 26.15 26.35
    U.A.E. 26.75 26.95