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Hong Kong stocks close up 0.48%

  • HONG KONG, Sept 29, (APP/AFP) – Hong Kong stocks ended marginally higher Friday as investors awaited the weekend release of Chinese manufacturing data. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.48 percent, or 132.7 points, to close at 27,554.3. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.28 percent, or 9.30 points, to 3,348.94 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, […]

  • Market Committee issues price list of fruits, vegetables

    ISLAMABAD, Sep 29 (APP): Islamabad Market Committee on Friday issued price list of vegetables and fruits in the markets of Federal Capital. According to a spokesman, the rate list of vegetables in Islamabad except for Jinnah Super, Super and Kohsar markets are as follows: Potato Rs 30/27 per Kg, Onion Rs 52/45, Tomato Rs 136/120, […]

  • Exporters to EU advised to join REX before Dec 30

    KARACHI, Sept 29 (APP): Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has advised all potential exporters to European Union (EU) to get themselves registered to the EU’s REX (Registration of Exporters) system for origin certification by December 30. The issuance of certificate of origin by TDAP for the EU-GSP plus, which is being actively processed by […]

  • Economy put on high growth trajectory during last four years: Spokesman

    ISLAMABAD, Sep 23 (APP): The Spokesman of the Finance Division Saturday categorically rejected a report carried by a section of press, “Dar’s Legacy: a heavily-indebted Pakistan” saying during last four years the national economy witnessed tremendous growth. In a statement, the spokesman said that in the past four years of the present government had seen […]

  • US stocks little change as Trump, Kim exchange threats

    NEW YORK, Sept 22, (APP/AFP) – Wall Street stocks finished a choppy day little changed as investors weighed how seriously to take increasingly heated rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un. Trump, who threatened earlier this week to “totally destroy” North Korea, went after the country’s leader again Friday on Twitter […]

  • hina confirms will limit oil exports to North Korea

    BEIJING, Sept 23, (APP/AFP) – China will limit exports of refined petroleum products to North Korea starting October 1, its commerce ministry said, confirming Beijing’s participation in new UN sanctions intended to rein in its rogue neighbour. The United Nations Security Council, including permanent member Beijing, approved tough sanctions against Pyongyang last week in response […]