News

  • Greece has completed the €1.2bn sale of 14 regional airports to Germany’s Fraport as part of its international financial bailout – DIGITALLOO, 14 April 2017
  • China’s government plans to hold a summit, called the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, in Beijing in May involving about 20 heads of state – BLOOMBERG, April 13, 2017
  • Strong demand for first international Saudi Sukuk – The Peninsula Qatar, 14 April 2017
  • Gold Gets Its Groove Back, Hits 5-Month High – Fox Business 14 April 2017
  • India solar transactions top global fund raise of $3.2b so far in 2017 – Mercom Capital Group Llc, 14 April 2017
  • Pakistan’s GDP growth rate to fall short of target of 5.7% – Dawn News – 14 April 2017
  • China increasing corporate footprints in Pakistan; 77 companies registered during last 3 years with SECP – BLOOMBERG, April 13, 2017
  • Unilever changing strategy after kraft pulls bid and invests USD 200 Million in sustainability – Valuewalk.com – 13 April 2017.
  • Toshiba’s sale of chip business to raise cash runs into complications – The Telegraph, 13 April 2017.
  • HSBC Says Companies Already Re-Routing Business Due to Brexit – Bloomberg-12 April 2017
  • Large companies are “killing” New Zealand’s small businesses by making them wait too long for payments – Stuff.co.nz-11-Apr-2017
  • Drug-resistant TB on rise as most patients stop treatment in Pakistan – Dawn News – 10 April 2017
  • Politics doesn’t suit honest people – says former Chief Justice Pakistan – Dawn News – 10 April 2017
  • State Bank of Pakistan is not aware of financing way of power machinery of CPAC – Dawn News – 10 April 2017.
  • World Bank vows support for Pakistan Infrastructure Bank – The News International, 08-Apr-2017
  • Samsung is back in business as it forecasts 50% profit jump – TechCrunch, 07-Apr-2017
  • Senate body approves Limited Liability Partnership Bill in Pakistan – Daily Pakistan-06-Apr-2017
  • French companies keen to invest in Pakistan – Dawn News – 05 April 2017
  • Corporate sector to hold investment conference in Doha on 6-7 May 2017 – Dawn News – 05 April 2017
  • Iranian airline sign $3bn deal for 30 Boeing jets – – Dawn News – 05 April 2017
  • Amazon expands into UK’s £96bn business-to-business market – The Guardian, 04-Apr-2017
  • Asia Corruption Survey TI says pervasive corruption in Asia hindering progress – March 2017
  • Pakistan’s 720MW Karot hydropower plan gets US$100mn from International Finance Corporation (IFC) – Global Trade Review, 27 March 2017
  • Egypt targeting $9 bln in foreign financing in 2017-18 financial year, Al-Arabiya-22-March 2017
  • World Bank announces $57 bln in financing for Africa – The News International, 19-Mar-2017
  • ADB agrees to finance and support Red line Bs Rapid Transit Project in Sindh, Pakistan – Dawn 14 March 2017
  • Habib Metropolitan to launch another PKR 300 Million Modarba – Dawn, 14 March 2017
  • Pakistan Chapter of CEO Club Worldwide launched – Dawn News – 14 March 2017
  • ORIX Leasing received Corporate Excellence Award from Management Association of Pakistan – Dawn News – 14 March 2017.
  • Japanese PM seeks Saudi support for Aramco listing in Tokyo – Dawn News – 14 March 2017
  • Hyundai sings $3.2bn deal for Iran oil project – Dawn News – 14 March 2017
  • Malaysia ranks top in best countries to invest in 2017 ranking – Dawn News – 11 March 2017