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  • Renewed interest in Iranian market

    Pakistan’s farm produce has a big market there and Iranian iron, steel, and more importantly, oil, gas and electricity can ease the energy crisis here...

    We know for a fact that with the improvement in the environment, trade volumes will grow very quickly,” he told Dawn over phone from Islamabad, answering a question about the possibilities that the proposed nuclear deal might throw up...

  • Lacklustre trading on cotton market

    KARACHI: Trading was lacklustre on the cotton market on Monday because of slow movement of phutti (seed cotton) and cotton from fields and ginneries...

    Floor brokers said that some late evening transactions were reported after official trading hours in an otherwise market listless trading...

  • Kohat traders again refuse to shift to new fruit market

    KOHAT: The traders have again refused to shift to the new fruit and vegetable market on Bannu road here, saying despite making full payments they are yet to be given outlets for running their businesses there...

    Kohat deputy commissioner Kamran Ahmed Afridi has issued orders to traders to shift their businesses to the new market within 10 days, otherwise force would be used for vacation of the old marketplace located on Hangu road... ...

  • Market outlook for cotton improves

    The prices have started going up in the market, as growers claim they might not be left with even 1pc of the crop now...

    Even the fate of late crop would be decided by a host of factors; how wheat fairs in the market and what prospects rice has for next year...

  • Blast in meat market kills 50 in Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI: A bomb blast at a busy meat market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday killed about 50 people, an eyewitness and hospital sources said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants...

    The bomb, which was concealed under a butcher’s table in the market, went off at around 1pm, killing shoppers and passersby, a military source said...

  • Slow off-take on cotton market

    2m bales are consumed per month by the spinning industry under normal circumstances, but current depressed demand on the cotton yarn market is keeping cotton off-take slow, they added...

    According to market sources, most deals finalised between spinners and ginners were in lower quality cotton priced at Rs5,550 to R5s,650 per maund...

  • Seven shops gutted in Landhi market blaze

    KARACHI: At least seven shops were gutted as fire broke out in a timber market in Landhi area of Karachi on Wednesday evening, according to officials...

    The fire, which caused a loss of millions of rupees to the traders, broke out in the evening and engulfed the market within no time...

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