Monday, May 20, 2019

Efforts urged to boost Pak-Afghan trade

PESHAWAR: Pakhtun Think-Tank Chairman Syed Akhtar Ali Shah has said that addressing challenges to trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan will help both the governments...

European shares power ahead as market rally gathers strength – as it happened

Global stock markets are rallying, following heavy losses in Europe yesterday. UK’s FTSE 100 up 156 points, or 2.37%, at 6740.82 Dow Jones up...

Business 2018: the winners and the losers

It was another year of mixed fortunes in corporate Ireland. The economy continues to be the fastest growing in Europe while the live register...

New year, higher pay: 2019 changes affecting small business

NEW YORK:  Many small businesses will see their labor costs increase in 2019. Seventeen states are raising their minimum wages Jan. 1, and a number...

In 2018, Did Business Get Too Big?

The number of mega mergers announced this year raises a question: Has the rush toward bigness been good or bad for society and for...

Pakistan losing Afghan medical tourism to India

The government on Friday admitted to losing Afghan medical tourism to India in the last few years owing to the border management policy. The admission...

How to Keep Your Business Self-Sustaining After That Initial Success

In this age of constant market evolution and new technology, there is no such thing as a static business that is self-sustaining. The traditional...

Blueprint for boosting economy formally submitted to IMF

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has formally submitted to the Inter­national Monetary Fund (IMF) its Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies (MEFP) envisaging macroeconomic stabilisation graduating into...

How A Business Can Survive An Economic Crash

Many people are now talking about a crash or recession. Google Trends reports that searches including “recession” doubled in the past few weeks. The...

World’s debt exceeds $86,000 per person: IMF

WASHINGTON: The In­­ter­­national Monetary Fund (IMF) pointed out that global debt has reached an all-time high of $184 trillion, in a recent updation of...