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China slaps import duties on sugar

Experts say ruling may not go far enough to stem the flow of lower-priced sweetener into the world’s top importer. Updated May 23, 2017 09:41am

Govt-farmers talks fail

'The finance minister told the delegation the government has given enough concessions to farmers.' Updated May 23, 2017 09:38am


City Gold (24-ct) Silver
Karachi 43,071 625.71
Multan 42,610 651.00


Exchange Rates for Currency Notes

CountriesSelling (Rs.)Buying (Rs.)
U.S.A. 105.90 106.10
U.K. 137.10 138.10
Euro 118.40 119.40
Japan 0.9435 0.9635
Saudi Arabia 28.10 28.30
U.A.E. 28.80 29.00


Work it mom

The challenges and rewards mothers in advertising have to contend with. Published May 14, 2017 09:10am

Business & Finance

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?

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

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

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