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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Different types of thinking in consumers

    When people have to look downward to see a product, their thinking becomes more concrete; when they have to look upward, it becomes more abstract, says a team led by Anneleen van Kerckhove, a researcher at Ghent University in Belgium...

    Abstract processing has several effects on consumers, such as increasing their willingness to pay
  • Study says there are five types of diabetes

    There are five distinct types of diabetes that can occur in adulthood, rather than the two currently recognised, they reported in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, a leading medical journal...

    In the same way that a patient requiring a transfusion must receive the right blood type, diabetes sub-types need different treatments, the study suggested...

  • No fireworks for capital markets

    Their worst fears materialised as Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced a hike in the capital gains tax (CGT) to 15pc from 12...

    The budget has proposed that a tax of 10pc would be charged on the excess reserves of a public company (excluding scheduled banks and Modarabas) that does not distribute cash dividends within six months of the end of the tax year or distributes dividends to such an extent where its reserves, after the...

  • EU countries to fast-track capital markets union plan

    BRUSSELS: European Union countries intend to fast-track a plan to boost capital markets that would give the utmost priority to measures aimed at revamping securitisation, the rotating president of the bloc said on Thursday during a summit of EU leaders...

    The EU financial services chief Jonathan Hill announced a plan at the end of September to put in place the building blocks of a “capital markets union” (CMU) by 2019 in an effort to...

  • Emerging markets rocked by $1tn capital flight as confidence slumps

    THE flood of capital gushing out of emerging markets has risen towards $1tn over the past 13 months, roughly double the amount that left during the financial crisis, amid slumping confidence in developing economies...

    Capital outflows result when investors, corporations, financial institutions and others move their money offshore, thereby applying downward pressure on the country’s currency...

  • Tremors in capital markets

    PAKISTAN’S stock market suffered massive losses last Monday as the benchmark KSE-100 index crashed 4...

    Analysts linked the fall to the turmoil in the global equity markets on concerns over the the Chinese currency’s depreciation and a flagging world economy...

  • Emerging markets net capital flow turns negative: IIF

    LONDON: Net capital flows to emerging markets will be negative this year for the first time since 1988, with foreign investment halving from last year and heavy outflows from residents, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) said on Thursday...

    ”Emerging markets are suffering heavy falls in stock, currency and bond markets...

  • Plan to boost capital markets discussed

    KARACHI: Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Dr Shamshad Akhtar visited Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Saturday and discussed the ‘development of country’s capital market roadmap’ which was prepared by the Capital Market Development and Reforms (CMDR) Committee under her instructions...

    The participants of the meeting, who represented banking industry, asset management companies and securities brokerage, drew attention towards...

  • Capital markets unmoved

    Arif Habib Ltd’s Investment Research VP Tahir Abbas commented that the budget has tightened the noose around the property sector as all transactions would have to be routed through the bank, along with the levy of Capital Gains Tax (CGT)...

  • SECP finalises reforms agenda to revitalise capital markets

    ISLAMABAD: Following a series of meetings with market participants, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has finalised the reforms agenda for capital markets based on demands presented by stakeholders...

    SECP chairman informed the SBA that reforms undertaken by the apex regulator aim to stabilise the markets, attract liquidity, facilitate ease of doing business, revitalise market development and restore investor...

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