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May 11, 2018 12:00 AM Expats send home $16.257 billion in July-April FY18

KARACHI: The amount of money sent home by Pakistani migrants living abroad increased in 10 months of the current fiscal year by 3.92 percent versus a year ago, the State Bank of Pakistan figures showed on Thursday. Remittances totalled $16.257 billion in July-April FY18, compared with $15.643 billion in the same period last year. In April, the figure 2

May 9, 2018 12:00 AM Pepsi partners with top fashion brands to launch cool new clothing line

Lahore: Pepsi Generations is an ongoing global campaign that marks 120 years of Pepsi globally. The campaign was also introduced in Pakistan, with a commercial spanning through different eras of Pakistan, featuring iconic stars like Fawad Khan, Zohaib Hassan, Wasim Akram and Reema. The country was transported back in time as classic neon billboards covered 6

May 9, 2018 12:00 AM Papco’s mogas pipeline to replace vehicular transportation

KARACHI: A multi-grading white oil pipeline spreading over 784-kilometre is expected to be ready next year to supply motor gasoline in the upcountry amid a double-digit growth in demand of retail fuels, industry officials said on Tuesday. The officials said the multi-grading of the 784km white oil pipeline from Port Qasim to Mehmood Kot in Punjab would 5

May 4, 2018 12:00 AM Amazon makes bid to spoil Walmart-Flipkart deal

BENGALURU/MUMBAI: Amazon.com Inc has made a formal offer to buy 60 percent of Flipkart , CNBC-TV18 reported on Wednesday, potentially complicating Walmart Inc´s bid for majority ownership of the Indian online retailer. The news underscores how Amazon is focused on winning India´s fledgling e-commerce market, and the offer could be a ploy to block Walmart 3

April 12, 2018 12:00 AM Total Parco expanding footprint to tap growing market

KARACHI: Total Parco Pakistan Limited aims to add 50 retail fuel outlets every year in a bid to increase its footprint in the country and an official said on Wednesday. “Total Parco merged its three separate companies into one to form Total Parco Pakistan Limited in order to synergise the business mix,” Oliver Sabrie, CEO Total Parco, said addressing 4

April 11, 2018 12:00 AM NAFA announces name change

KARACHI: NAFA has announced its name change to NBP Funds, a statement said on Tuesday. National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) is the prime sponsor of the company and the management believes that the name and logo change will enable it to further grow its retail outreach, it added. There is no change in the ownership and / or management structure of the company 5

April 4, 2018 12:00 AM Oil sales fall 7pc to 1.79MT

KARACHI: Oil sales fell seven percent year-on-year to 1.79 million tons in March due to a sharp decline in furnace oil sale, although consumption of retail fuels continued to increase on growing auto demand and infrastructure activities, brokerage reports said on Tuesday. Furnace oil sales slid 43 percent to 367,524 tons in March over the same month 13

April 2, 2018 12:00 AM Petrol, diesel prices up in India

ISLAMABAD: Petrol and diesel prices on Sunday in India hit a four-year high of Rs73.73 and Rs64.58 a litre respectively. It renews calls for the government to cut excise tax rates. India’s state-owned oil firms, which have been revising auto fuel prices daily since June 2017, raised petrol and diesel rates by 18 paise per litre in Delhi, according to a price 9

March 29, 2018 12:00 AM China’s economic growth stayed strong in Q1

BEIJING: China´s economic activity remained strong in the first quarter, with hiring close to a record high, but the outlook is cloudy as two key growth engines - property and commodities - show signs of cooling, a private survey showed on Wednesday. While first-quarter revenue looked strong, every sector except manufacturing saw profit growth weaken 8

March 22, 2018 12:00 AM PSX awaits regulatory approvals to roll out new products

KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is awaiting regulatory approvals to enhance its products’ portfolio in order to attract investors towards the recently-demutualised capital market, its chairman said on Wednesday. “Management of the stock exchange is developing several products and some of these are awaiting regulatory approvals,” Muneer Kamal 5