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Industrial growth slows down

Industrial growth slows down
The industrial sector contributes 20.88pc to GDP and is a major source of tax revenues. Updated May 26, 2017 08:40am

Govt remains vague on CPEC details

Govt remains vague on CPEC details
'CPEC has expanded to encompass cooperation in a large number of sectors under its short to long-term plans.' Updated May 26, 2017 08:30am

Agriculture sector expands 3.46pc

Agriculture sector expands 3.46pc
The government in the latest survey re­vis­ed the sector’s growth figure of last year to 0.27pc from a negative 0.19pc. Updated May 26, 2017 08:13am

Banking hours for Ramazan

Banking hours for Ramazan
Business or banking hours for public dealing on Monday to Thursday will be from 8am to 1:45pm. Updated May 26, 2017 10:49am

BULLION RATES

City Gold (24-ct) Silver
Karachi 42,771 625.71
Multan 42,610 651.00

EXCHANGE RATES

Exchange Rates for Currency Notes

CountriesSelling (Rs.)Buying (Rs.)
U.S.A. 105.90 106.10
U.K. 137.00 138.50
Euro 118.30 119.80
Japan 0.9409 0.9609
Saudi Arabia 28.20 28.40
U.A.E. 28.90 29.10

Aurora

Aspiring to Amazon

Aspiring to Amazon
Zain Suharwardy, MD, Daraz pk, on the evolution of Daraz.pk and the consumer trends which dictate online retail. Updated May 22, 2017 04:38pm

Business & Finance

Businesses face diverse emotions

Businesses face diverse emotions
Many leading local business groups were calm … second tier companies were nervous while for the struggling third tier Updated May 23, 2017 10:29am

What is the future of manufacturing?

What is the future of manufacturing?
It’s time to decide if we want to grow and create jobs at home — or become a consumer society and export jobs elsewhere Updated May 22, 2017 07:31am

Rupee weak against dollar

Rupee weak against dollar
During the week, dollar on the interbank market gained against the rupee on a WoW basis Updated May 22, 2017 07:01am

Bank deposits decrease

Bank deposits decrease
Borrowings by all scheduled banks decreased in the week under review by 1.90pc. Compared to last year’s corresponding Updated May 22, 2017 07:01am