TOP STORIES

Overstated GDP losses

About 300,000 acres of cotton area had been affected by floods, much less than previous estimates of 700,000-800,000. Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:29am

Elusive SBP autonomy

If any measure of real autonomy is to be achieved, there is a need to redefine role of public debt management. Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:37am

Leather industry after floods

The quality of tanned leather has improved over the last few years, pushing up per-unit price. Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:48am

Fertiliser shortage feared

All early signs suggest that the domestic shortfall might range between 30-35 per cent of the total requirement. Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:48am

Crop sowing may be delayed

The ministry of production and industries proposed the import of at least 600,000 tonnes of urea for the rabi season. Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:46am

HIGHLIGHTS

Subdued speculations in exchange rate

Speculators’ ability to distort exchange rate outlook is weakening as fresh statistics and information keep pouring in.

Rehabilitating depleting forests

Officials consider the current flood waters insufficient for submerging the entire riverine forest area.

City Gold (24-ct) Silver
Karachi 40,757 630.00
Multan 24 4

Exchange Rates for Currency Notes

CountriesSelling (Rs.)Buying (Rs.)
U.S.A. 102.10 102.30
U.K. 165.10 165.35
Euro 129.00 129.20
Japan 0.9300 0.9500
Saudi Arabia 27.00 27.20
U.A.E. 27.60 27.80