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US unemployment numbers

FORTY-FIVE million people are living in poverty in the United States, according to figures released last Tuesday by...


Bank advances inch up

All the amount raised from the latest Treasury bill auction — Rs4.768bn — came from three-month bills



PSO losing market share

PAKISTAN’S largest company by revenue and a strategic asset — Pakistan State Oil — has been without a full ...



Drilling out more oil

New discoveries continue to replenish dwindling output from old wells. Last week, PPL announced the discovery ...


Negative list impacts

The top 50 import products in the negative list items for India constituted 12.6pc of Pakistan’s total imports in 2013.



Floods: crop scenario

Farmers expect that until the entire floodwater reaches the sea, all 14 canals of Sindh’s barrages would draw...


Climate change plays havoc

The country’s climate change department is dysfunctional, as several senior positions continue to remain vacant and...


Packaging industry shaping up

Industry sources say dozens of small factories operating in the informal sector across the country continue to...


How To...

Start a negotiation off the right way When sitting down to a negotiation, many wait to see if the other person is...


Feeling down about your job

In an experiment, people who felt more hopeless about the economy and their employment opportunities showed a...



Competing against a rival

A runner can be expected to finish a 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) race about 25 seconds faster, on average, if a personal...





World commodities

OIL :US oil prices ended lower on September 17, after weekly government data showed domestic oil supplies...





Microfinance striking roots

The challenge for microfinance banks is to now penetrate deeper into micro enterprises and the SME market.


Textile growth shift

“If you read through our quarterly reports, you will trace eroding profitability to energy bills and rupee...


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