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October 15, 2018 12:00 AM US wants ‘regime change’ in Iran: Rouhani

TEHRAN: The United States is seeking "regime change" in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current US administration is the most hostile that the Islamic Republic has faced in its four decades. Tensions have increased between Iran and America after United States President Donald Trump withdrew from a multi-lateral agreement

October 14, 2018 12:00 AM Draghi points to asset repricing

NUSA DUA, Indonesia: European Central Bank policy is working as intended and the biggest risks to the policy outlook are a sharp repricing of assets or a sudden rise in interest rates, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Saturday. He said that specific risks include lingering stability issues in the banking sector or a surprising increase in inflation 4

October 13, 2018 5:29 PM ICAP to hold Stakeholders Roundtable on Pakistan’s power sector

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) being professional body is actively committed to economic and financial development of the country. The seminars, CPD activities and research based publications by ICAP are a mode to engage stakeholders and to render advice to the Government. Considering the importance of Power Sector in the socio-economic 1

October 13, 2018 12:00 AM Players draft for PSL 4 on Nov 20

LAHORE: The players draft for the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will take place on November 20 in Islamabad. A PCB statement said that the player draft has been moved out of Lahore in a bid to make more cities part of PSL activities. Islamabad will become the second city after Lahore to host the PSL player draft. All six teams have until 3

October 10, 2018 7:48 PM Asad Umar meets World Bank President in Indonesia

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar held a meeting with the President of World Bank, Dr. Jim Yong Kim on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF Group Annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday. In the meeting, the current level of Pak-World Bank cooperation was reviewed. The Finance Minister shared with the World Bank leader, the vision of the new government

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM LCCI slams rupee devaluation

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the government to direct Ministry of Finance and State Bank of Pakistan to immediately intervene in the matter of rupee devaluation, as it is bound to hit all the sectors of the economy hard, a statement said on Tuesday. LCCI President Almas Hyder said that the government should start

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM IMF sees growth falling at 4pc in FY2019

KARACHI: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees growth to fall at four percent during the current fiscal year of 2018/19 as it says the economy is losing grip on the gains made during the previous years. “Growth in Pakistan is expected to strengthen from 5.4 percent in 2017 to 5.8 percent in 2018… underpinned by improved energy supply, investment

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM China asks Pakistan to benefit from import expo

BEIJING: China to hold first-ever a high-profile trade event in its business capital, Shanghai next month and has invited Pakistan to take benefit of it for overcoming trade deficit in bilateral trade. It will be a golden opportunity for Pakistani producers and exporters to enhance their export to China by taking part in this event, China International 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM US considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is actively considering waivers on sanctions it will reimpose next month for countries that are reducing their imports of Iranian oil, a US government official said. The administration withdrew from a deal over Tehran´s nuclear programme in May and is unilaterally reimposing sanctions on Iran´s crude oil consumers 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey’s Erdogan tells ministers to stop using US firm McKinsey

ANKARA: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered his ministers to stop receiving consulting services from US firm McKinsey, after the deal came under fire from the main opposition. Last month, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, who is also Erdogan´s son-in-law, said Turkey had decided to work with McKinsey to help implement a new medium-term 1