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OMCs eye boosted margins

With a significant boost in market margins in the region of 20 to 30 percent within next one or two months and measures being introduced to sort out longstanding issue of energy

PIAF casts an eye on economy

Turning around the economy is possible. But to achieve this difficult goal, the government must chalk out an economic agenda with a clear cut system of implementation. These views were expressed by

Real eye revenge in first Clasico

MADRID – Football fans are in for a treat as bitter rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid gear up to face each other four times in 18 crucial days, beginning with Saturday’s league ‘El Clasico’ at the Santiago Bernabeu. Barcelona and Real will lock horns in the league, Kings Cup final and then over two legs in the Champions League semi-final in a crucial period that could make or break their respective seasons.
Champions Barcelona hold a commanding eight point lead over Real in the

Southeast Asia eye World Cup 2030

BANGKOK – Southeast Asian nations hope spreading the financial burden across the region will give them the advantage in their bid to host the soccer World Cup in 2030. World soccer’s governing body FIFA may take another decade to decide on the host for the 2030 finals, but the region’s footballing federation (AFF) are the second party to express an interest in hosting the soccer showpiece event after Argentina and Uruguay said they were interested in lodging a joint bid.

Leveraged products fail to catch eye of investors

KARACHI – The recently-introduced leveraged products, Margin Financing System (MFS), Margin Trading System (MTS) and Securities Lending and Borrowing (SLB), appears to have failed to achieve the desired result of increasing volume at the country’s volatile equity markets through luring greater investment.
Moreover, regulators from the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) have started smelling a rat in the stock members’ usage of leveraged products that were

In quarters, rampaging Pakistan catch the eye

SOIRT THIS WEEK – Gary Kirsten’s effect on the Indian cricket team cannot be overstated. The way the Indians came back from a dicey situation to overwhelm and knock out the Aussies speaks volumes about their self-belief. Kirsten will be leaving his job at the end of the World Cup and he would like nothing better for his team to take the trophy, something his home team has never done.
In the second quarter final, South Africa underwent their usual meltdown, sinking without a

WAPDA eye 5th AFC President’s Cup

LAHORE – Pakistan’s national soccer champion WAPDA will make their fifth appearance in the 7th AFC President’s Cup 2011when they clash with a Palestine club. PFF Presidents Faisal Saleh Hayat said: “The clubs playing in the AFC President’s Cup have matured and will be able to play at the higher level such as the AFC Cup, and even the AFC Champions League, in the future.” He also congratulated Palestinian Football Association (PFA)’s President General Rajoub Jibril on the entry of

Bangladesh eye quarters, but mission is accomplished

CHITTAGONG – Bangladesh will go into their final Group B match against South Africa on Saturday with a World Cup quarter-final place at stake but a feeling that they have already accomplished their mission. Before the tournament, the World Cup co-hosts had targeted beating Ireland, Netherlands and one of the top-ranked sides and they have done just that thanks to a shock defeat of England with two wickets to spare.
What Shakib Al Hasan and his men had not bargained on was that

CDA turns blind eye to illegal mosques

ISLAMABAD – Due to the negligence of the Capital Development Authority (CDA), construction of illegal mosques continues in the city with over 40 mosques so far been illegally constructed in the various parts of the city while 82 other mosques have encroached upon CDA’s land.
As many as 21 mosques in G series have been constructed illegally while 55 mosques have encroached upon CDA’ land. In F series, 10 mosques have been illegally constructed while 13 other mosques have

SA eye repeat of Nagpur magic

NAGPUR – South Africa are hoping for a repeat of Nagpur magic when they meet India in a World Cup Group B clash on Saturday as the Proteas attempt to get their campaign back on track. Last year, South Africa thrashed India by an innings in a Test, with paceman Dale Steyn playing a key role with 10 wickets in the match.
“I think our bowlers have had a good amount of success against India. We know each other pretty well after playing them the whole summer (at home). This is the