27 July, 2014 / Ramazan 28, 1435

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    Bestway buys Lafarge for $329m

    The sale price corresponded to an enterprise value (EV) of 100pc at $329m. The deal is subject to adjustments specified Updated Jul 25, 2014 06:41am

    CDGR approves Rs10 billion budget

    More than 90 per cent of the funds will be utilised for the salaries of the 30,822 employees of the CDGR. Updated Jul 25, 2014 10:39am

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    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.

    Exports to Afghanistan fall by 9pc

    Exports to Afghanistan dropped by around nine per cent in the first half of 2013-14 compared with the year-ago period.

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    Euro 132.60 132.80
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