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KSE 100 index fell 0.41 pc

Pakistani stocks ended lower on Thursday as investors booked gains in fertiliser and oil shares but losses were restricted as bargain hunters accumulated mid-tier stocks, according to a private TV channel. The

Current account deficit swells to $2.154bn

The country’s current account deficit widened to $2.154bn during the first half of the present fiscal year against a surplus of $8m during the corresponding period last year. It means the country’s

FY11 deficit docked in at 6.6pc of GDP

Yesterday, Ministry of Finance (MoF) released its data for budgetary operations in FY11. Surprisingly, the fiscal deficit was reported at 6.6 per cent of the GDP in FY11. However, excluding arrear payment

LPG could bridge fuel deficit

On August 5, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) increased the LPG price by Rs9 per kg arguing that gas prices have risen in international markets. The domestic consumers have to

…but trust deficit remains

While the situation has apparently defused, the continuing trust deficit between the executive and judiciary is, however, not over as in the wake of the National Assembly session summoned for Monday, in