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Pakistan won’t be immune to global downturn: Daily


August 7th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) It would be naive to assume that Pakistan will remain immune as the global economic sentiment sours, said a leading daily.An editorial in the Dawn Sunday ... Read more...

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US diplomat case may affect Pakistani stock market


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) The tone of the stock market in Pakistan for the next few weeks may be adversely affected due to the current sensitivity of ties between Washington and Islamabad, ... Read more...

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Gilani accepts Pakistani finance minister’s resignation (Lead)


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has accepted the resignation of Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen and forwarded it to President Asif Ali Zardari. Tareen had tendered his ... Read more...

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Pakistan finance minister resigns


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistan Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin Tuesday said he was stepping down from his post to focus on his private business interests, media reports said. Pakistani stocks fell on the ... Read more...

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Eight killed, six Sri Lankan cricketers hurt in Lahore terror attack


March 3rd, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore/Colombo, March 3 (IANS) Masked terrorists armed with automatic weapons Tuesday opened relentless fire at the convoy of the Sri Lankan cricket team as it headed for Lahore's Gaddafi stadium, killing eight ... Read more...

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Sharif brothers barred from polls, accuse Zardari of dirty tricks (Roundup)


February 25th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan teetered on the brink of political crisis Wednesday after the Supreme Court barred former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from contesting the polls and also declared null and ... Read more...

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Zardari offered business deal: Nawaz Sharif


February 25th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday accused President Asif Ali Zardari of offering him and his brother a "business deal" in return for letting the duo off ... Read more...

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Sharif brothers ineligible for elections, Punjab government falls (Second Lead)


February 25th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan teetered on the brink of political crisis Wednesday after the Supreme Court barred former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from contesting the polls and also declared null and ... Read more...

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Sharif brothers ineligible for elections, Punjab government dissolved (Lead)


February 25th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday barred former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from contesting elections and declared null and void the election of his younger brother, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz ... Read more...

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Pakistan stocks slump after trading curbs are removed


December 15th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (DPA) Pakistani stocks fell sharply Monday after the main Karachi bourse removed trading curbs after three and a half months.The Karachi Stock Exchange's main 100-share index slumped 370 points, ... Read more...

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Markets drop as world worries about US financial meltdown


September 24th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (DPA) World leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly in New York were worried about the US financial turmoil as stock markets around the world shed value and ... Read more...

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Pakistani bourse freezes stock prices as market tumbles


August 27th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 27 (DPA) Pakistan's main Karachi Stock Exchange decided Wednesday to freeze all stocks at current levels after the market plunged another 3.5 percent amid mounting political uncertainties."The board of directors ... Read more...

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Musharrafs resignation turns Pak stock market bullish, pushes rupee value up


August 18th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.18 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharrafs announcement on Monday that he was resigning from his office, has strengthened the countrys currency and turned the stock market bullish. According to The News, ... Read more...

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Musharraf resigns after nine years in power (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Workers of political parties danced on the streets and the Karachi stock exchange shot up as Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Monday announced his resignation from office during a ... Read more...

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Musharraf demits office after nine years as president (Lead)


August 18th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Monday announced his resignation from office during a televised address to the nation, ending an era in Pakistani politics that started almost nine years ... Read more...

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US distrust triggering poor Pak stocks performance: Traders


August 1st, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.1 (ANI): With Washington ramping up pressure on Islamabad to rein in the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and other Pakistani intelligence outfits, the impact is being felt in the countrys share/ ... Read more...

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US distrust triggers Pakistan stocks sell-off


July 31st, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Karachi, July 31 (DPA) Foreign investors and local institutions dumped Pakistani stocks Thursday, prompted by strong US statements against the country's top intelligence agency for its alleged support to Islamic militants, traders ... Read more...

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Pakistani investors take to streets, demand market closure


July 17th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Many investors in Pakistan, who have lost money as a benchmark index declined by 33 percent in four months, stoned the stock market building in Karachi ... Read more...

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Security forces on high alert in Karachi


April 10th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Karachi, April 10 (DPA) An eerie calm persisted Thursday as the southern port city of Pakistan limped back to normality after Wednesday's deadly clashes which left 12 dead and dozens injured. Riot ... Read more...

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Pakistan stock market hits all-time high


March 27th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Islamabad, March 27 (DPA) Pakistan's stock market closed at a record high Thursday, buoyed by a sense of political stability in the country after a new prime minister was inaugurated. Banking, oil ... Read more...

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Pakistan stocks hit all-time high in intra-day trading


March 27th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, March 27 (DPA) Pakistan's stock market hit a record in intra-day trading Thursday, buoyed by a sense of political stability in the country after a new prime minister was inaugurated. The ... Read more...

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Opposition victory signals rise in Pakistan stocks


February 19th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Pakistan's business community Tuesday celebrated the opposition victory in the country's general elections with a 413-point surge in the leading stock market in morning trade. Outgoing ... Read more...

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