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Pakistan stocks boost after qualifying for MSCI Emerging Markets Index

Pakistan stocks boost after qualifying for MSCI Emerging Markets Index

Analysts and brokers in Pakistan said inclusion in emerging markets group will lead to significant foreign investment inflows, considering the size of the index Pakistan Stock Exchange’s benchmark index surged 2.78%, or 1,042 points, to close at a record of 38,559.87 points on Wednesday after Pakistan managed to qualify for the key MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Asia’s best-performing share market of 2016 ... Read More »

Qatar buys Singapore Tower for record $2.5 billion

Qatar buys Singapore Tower for record $2.5 Billion

The acquisition of Asian Square Tower 1 by Qatar marks the largest single tower real estate transaction in Asia Pacific and second-largest single-tower real estate deal globally SINGAPORE – Asia Square Tower 1 in Singapore has been sold by a BlackRock-advised fund to the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) for about S$3.4 billion ($2.45 billion). John Saunders, managing director and the ... Read More »

Pakistan and United States to boost business linkages

Pakistan and United States to boost business linkages

Fourth U.S.-Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference held in New York NEW YORK (United States) – Pakistani and U.S. government leaders and business experts expressed hope that economic cooperation and investment relations between the two countries will further strengthen. The U.S.-Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference 2016 will further boost linkages between US and Pakistani businesses, experts believed. The Government of the United States and ... Read More »

GE and Engro alliance to bring digital power plant solutions to Pakistan

GE and Engro alliance to bring digital power plant solutions to Pakistan

General Electric and Engro sign digital industrial alliance to accelerate transformation of Industries and support digital industrial growth throughout Pakistan and the Region ISLAMABAD –  General Electric (GE) and Engro Corporation Limited have signed a digital strategic alliance, which will focus on providing digital power plant solutions to enable Pakistan’s power generation sector to advance towards mature technologies and become ... Read More »

Pakistan Govt. urged to support entrepreneurs and emerging startups

Pakistan Govt. urged to support entrepreneurs and emerging startups

Pakistani entrepreneurs say there is no appreciation for social entrepreneurship at the policy level in Pakistan, nor a mechanism to determine the social impact of business ventures ISLAMABAD – Pakistan government has failed to acknowledge the potential of startups in generating economic growth in the country which is why the entrepreneurship eco-system in Pakistan remains largely ignored, experts highlighted at ... Read More »

Pakistan Trade Caravan reaches Kyrgyzstan

Pakistan Trade Caravan reaches Kyrgyzstan

Around 45 companies from leather, pharmaceutical, sports goods sectors are participating in the exibition KARACHI: Pakistan’s trade caravan has reached Kyrgyzstan for a two-day road show in Bishkek from May 18 to 19, to showcase local products and attract buyers organised by Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP). The city is full of promotion with Pakistan’s exhibition and it is expected ... Read More »

Pakistan and Czech Republic to explore business prospects

Ambassador of Czech Republic highlighted the potential of CPEC at a meeting of Pak-Czech Business Council

Ambassador of Czech Republic highlighted the potential of CPEC at a meeting of Pak-Czech Business Council. He hoped Czech Prime Minister will soon visit Pakistan to enhance ties between two countries ISLAMABAD – Czech Republic is highly interested in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has the potential to link China, South Asia and Central Asia, Ambassador of Czech Republic to Pakistan Jan Fury said. His Excellency ... Read More »

World Drone Business to reach $127 Billion by 2020

World Drone Business to reach $127 Billion by 2020

Drones will soon be performing varied tasks such as boosting crop yields, verifying insurance claims, and assisting in future Hollywood blockbusters The global market for commercial applications of drone technology, currently estimated at about $2 billion, will boom to as much as $127 billion by 2020, according to a new report published by PwC. Drones will soon be boosting crop yields, verifying ... Read More »

Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company to support micro-enterprises

Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company to support micro-enterprises

PPAF, Karandaaz Pakistan and KfW Sign Agreement to set up Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company ISLAMABAD – A Shareholders’ Agreement was signed by Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF), Karandaaz Pakistan (funded by UK’s Department for International Development) and Germany’s Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) for the establishment of Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC). The objective of the Company is to provide much-needed liquidity to microfinance ... Read More »

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