Category: Economy

Tips to set your business apart

More than half a million new businesses emerge onto the scene over the course of each month, according to Forbes Entrepreneurs. But even more businesses shut down than...

Islamic Banking arrives in Australia’s Financial Sector

SYDNEY: Imagine a global industry in these volatile and bruising times where it is considered a disappointment that growth might drop to single digits this year for the...

Brazil recession deepening

BRASMLIA: The latest data on Brazil’s industrial production showed deepening recession in Latin America’s biggest economy, though its trade surplus grew and...

Japan leads Asia market losses

HONG KONG: Tokyo stocks led losses across Asian stock markets Friday after a closely watched survey showed confidence at Japan’s top manufacturers had fallen to a...

Yahoo sets deadline for buyers to present preliminary bids

SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo Inc. has given prospective buyers until April to present preliminary offers for some of its assets, the Wall Street Journal reported late Monday. In...

Incentives for foreign investors to be improved in budget 2016-17

KARACHI: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Revenue, Haroon Akhter, has expressed his confidence that the vastly improved macro-economic parameters will provide...

Pak-Iran enter new era of bilateral trade, economic ties

ISLAMABAD: President Industrial Area Association (IIAA) Faridoon Khattak on Sunday said Pakistan and Iran have embarked on promoting and boosting bilateral trade and...

CEO TDAP expresses optimism about GDP growth

ISLAMABAD: Chief Executive Officer of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) SM Muneer on Friday said export target of USD 35 billion can he achieved in the next...

PWF, ILO impart paralegal training to trade unionists

 KARACHI: 28 members from different trade unions of Pakistan completed a 14-day paralegal training course jointly organized by the Pakistan Workers’ Federation (PWF)...

Pak economy steadily improving: IMF

KARACHI: Pakistan’s economy is steadily improving, said Resident Mission Chief of the IMF, Dr. Tokhir Mirzonev. He was speaking at a seminar organized by...