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Pakistani traders strike over IMF austerity measures

Jul 13 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan Markets and wholesale merchants across Pakistan closed on Saturday in a strike by businesses against measures demanded by the International Monetary Fund to crack down on tax evasion and bolster the country's depleted public finances.

Pakistan rupee reaches record low, sliding more than 3% slide in a day

Jun 26 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan's rupee dropped to another record low on Wednesday, sliding more than 3% in a day, the central bank said.

REFILE-Pakistan rupee reaches record low, sliding more than 3% in a day

Jun 26 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan, June 26 Pakistan's rupee dropped to another record low on Wednesday, sliding more than 3% in a day, the central bank said.

New Pakistan central bank boss dismisses free floating rupee idea

Jun 17 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan's new central bank governor Reza Baqir on Monday dismissed the idea of a free floating rupee as he outlined reforms aimed at ending instability in the South Asian economy.

New Pakistan central bank boss dismisses free floating rupee idea

Jun 17 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan, June 17 Pakistan's new central bank governor Reza Baqir on Monday dismissed the idea of a free floating rupee as he outlined reforms aimed at ending instability in the South Asian economy.

Pakistan stocks up, but IMF-friendly budget gets mixed reviews

Jun 12 2019

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD Pakistani stocks rose on Wednesday and the business community gave mixed reviews of Prime Minister Imran Khan's first budget aimed at securing a $6 billion bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Pakistan stocks up, but IMF-friendly budget gets mixed reviews

Jun 12 2019

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, June 12 Pakistani stocks rose on Wednesday and the business community gave mixed reviews of Prime Minister Imran Khan's first budget aimed at securing a $6 billion bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections

May 31 2019

RATODERO, Pakistan Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children. | Video

Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan ends: OGDC spokesman

May 19 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan The consortium exploring the Kekra-1 well off the coast of Pakistan is ending drilling operations after no reserves of oil and gas were found, a spokesman for Oil and Gas Development Co Ltd, one of the Pakistani partners, said.

UPDATE 1-Pakistan appoints IMF official as new c.bank governor amid bailout talks

May 04 2019

KARACHI, Pakistan, May 4 Pakistan on Saturday appointed International Monetary Fund (IMF) economist Reza Baqir as its new central bank governor, as the South Asian nation seeks to finalise bailout negotiations with the Fund to avert an economic crisis.

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