Petrol price increased to Rs92.88 per liter

ISLAMABAD: The government has increased the prices of petroleum products for the month of March 2019. The price of petrol has been increased to Rs92.88 per liter. Read more »

Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves increase to $14.815 billion

KARACHI: The total foreign exchange reserves of Pakistan increased by $21 million to $14.815 billion by week ended February 22, 2019 as compared with $14.794 billion a week ago, the State Bank... Read more »

SBP issues instructions for opening bank accounts of Afghan refugees

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued instructions for banks regarding opening of bank accounts by Afghan refugees. Read more »

SBP approval mandatory for opening currency exchange outlets at airports

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday directed exchange companies to take approval from the central bank before opening outlets at any airport in the country. Read more »

KSE-100 gains 362 points amid Pak-India border tension

KARACHI: The benchmark KSE-100 index of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) ended with gain of 362 points despite tension on the Pak-India borders. Read more »

Rupee makes sharp recovery of 44 paisas against dollar

KARACHI: The Pak Rupee made a sharp recovery of 44 paisas against dollar on Thursday on peace message sent by Pakistan after giving strong response to Indian aggression. Read more »

Murree Brewery declares profit amid liquor ban in Sindh

KARACHI: Murree Brewery Company Limited has declared 4.6 percent increase in net profit despite ban on liquor sale in Sindh, according to half- year financial results for period ended December 31, 2018... Read more »

Rupee recovers 10 paisas in early trade

KARACHI: The Pak Rupee recovered 10 paisas against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday owing to strong response by Pakistan to Indian aggression. Read more »

Income Tax Ordinance 2001: Late filers not to get names on ATL

KARACHI: Late filers of income tax returns will not get their name on the Active Taxpayers List (ATL) that will be issued tomorrow (March 01, 2019). Read more »

Power theft cases: 20,712 FIRs lodged; 1,909 arrested

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) has been informed that around 20,712 FIRs were registered and 1909 arrests were made in electricity theft cases. Read more »

World Bank surveys customs clearance in Pakistan

KARACHI: World Bank Group is conducting a survey regarding traders’ and customs agents’ views about the customs clearance process in Pakistan. Read more »

FBR discontinues zero rating facility to two textile units

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has withdrawn sales tax zero rating to two textile units in Karachi for misusing facility on consumption of gas and electricity. Read more »