TOP STORIES

Third hike in LPG price

For the third time in a week, marketing companies have increased the price of liquefied petroleum gas by Rs45 per kg Updated Dec 19, 2014 07:42am

Mobile phone imports rise to $225m

Imports of mobile phones increased by 3.23 per cent to $224.594 million during the first four months of this fiscal year Updated Dec 19, 2014 07:44am

Reserves increase

The country’s total liquid foreign exchange reserves increased to $14.042 billion during the week ending December 12. Updated Dec 19, 2014 08:09am

Hotel industry under stress

The Peshawar tragedy has shaken the hotel industry as foreigners are checking out, events are being cancelled out. Updated Dec 19, 2014 07:48am
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‘Opec cannot cut output alone’

Saudi Arabia’s powerful oil minister said that Opec could not cut output without the support of other big producers Updated Dec 19, 2014 07:56am

Gold rises

Gold rose on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it would take a patient approach towards rai­s­ing interest rates. Updated Dec 19, 2014 08:12am
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