TOP STORIES

Jodia Bazaar remains closed

Jodia Bazaar — the major wholesale market of the country dealing in essential commodities, remained closed on Tuesday Updated Dec 17, 2014 07:33am

FDI rises 19pc in July-Nov

Foreign private investment (FPI) jumped by 82 per cent to $630 million in the first five months of this fiscal year Updated Dec 17, 2014 07:34am

Palm oil falls

Mala­y­sian palm oil futures fell for a third day on Tuesday and slide to their weakest in nearly two weeks. Updated Dec 17, 2014 07:47am
HIGHLIGHTS

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

Oil under $59

Oil suffered another dizzying plunge on Tuesday, with Brent crude sliding to a five-year low under $59. Updated Dec 17, 2014 07:46am

EU to ‘ban investment in Crimea’

The European Union is to ban all investment in Crimea, annexed by Russia in March, to keep up the pressure on Moscow Updated Dec 17, 2014 07:50am

Dubai property price rises slow

Increases in Dubai property prices slowed in the second half of 2014 and valuations will be steady next year Updated Dec 17, 2014 08:00am
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. 100.75 100.95
U.K. 157.25 157.45
Euro 125.30 125.50
Japan 0.8400 0.8600
Saudi Arabia 26.75 26.95
U.A.E. 27.40 27.60