Pakistani commuters wait for their turn to fill vehicles at a gasoline station in Islamabad. Agence France-Presse
Well renowned personality of Maritime Sector Chairman Pakistan Ship’s Agents Association (PSAA), Vice President Pakistan Stevedores Conference Ltd (PSCL), and Former Vice President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & amp; Industry (FPCCI) Tariq Haleem says that the Pakistani nation,
Pakistan’s rupee dropped to an all-time low of 146.5 to the dollar on Thursday, days after Islamabad announced it had reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund on a fresh bailout for its troubled economy.
Pakistan’s former finance minister Asad Umar said that the federal government would conduct separate surveys for urban and rural areas to measure the inflation rate.
The government has stated that its reform agenda signed with International Monetary Fund (IMF) is on track and the progress so far on nearly all the performance and structural benchmarks for first quarter of the current fiscal year
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.4% to 22,418.15 while the Shanghai Composite index gave up 0.5% to 3,362.32. Hong Kong lost 1.4% to 24,746.30. South Korea's Kospi added 1.1% to 2,337.05
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 1.0 per cent, in the eurozone, Frankfurt won 0.9 per cent and Paris climbed 0.8 per cent.
Spot gold was up 0.8% at $2,033.86 per ounce by 0655 GMT, after hitting a record high of $2,036.49. US gold futures rose 1.4% to $2,049.30.