ECC endorses subsidy on fertilizer for FY 2016-17

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet, in pursuance of the Prime Minister’s decision, has endorsed continuation of the previous fertilizer subsidy...

Chinese consortium to place directors on PSX this month

KARACHI: Chinese consortium-purchasing 40percent equity of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) recently along with two local financial institutions-will appoint its directors on PSX Board before...

Tokyo stocks lower by break after Trump speech

TOKYO: Tokyo shares tumbled Monday morning with exporters hit by a pick-up in the yen as investors moved into the safe-haven unit owing to...

Dollar slips as Trump takes rein, most Asia markets up

HONG KONG: The dollar retreated against most of its peers Monday, with warnings of wild volatility ahead as Donald Trump kicked off his presidency...

Hong Kong shares begin week with a rise

HONG KONG: Hong Kong shares rose in opening trade Monday following a pick-up in US markets but investors remain on edge as they wait...

Samsung explains Note 7 disaster, vows to avoid repeat

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics vowed Monday to ensure its Galaxy Note 7 debacle “never happens again,” after being forced to discontinue the fast-selling smartphone last October...

China has over 700 million internet users

The number of internet users in China -- already the world's highest -- reached 731 million in December, authorities said, as e-commerce drives consumer...

Trump to begin renegotiating NAFTA pact soon with Mexico, Canada

President Donald Trump has said he plans talks soon with the leaders of Canada and Mexico to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade...

Ministers positive on OPEC, non-OPEC oil output cuts

VIENNA: Energy ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC countries meeting in Vienna on Sunday have struck a positive note regarding their agreement to cut oil...

Prices of fruits, vegetables decreases in market

ISLAMABAD: The prices of almost all fruits and vegetables decreased in the federal capital here on Sunday. According to the Islamabad Market Committee Price List...