Author: PAR

ST&DCPL: Nepra approves Rs 0.3727 per unit wheeling charges

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has approved Rs 0.3727 per unit Wheeling charges for Sindh Transmission and Dispatch Company (Pri...

Government sees end to routine power outages by year’s end

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

Govt expects to end electricity shortages by the end of 2017, a senior government official said, in what would be a major electoral boost for Prime Mi...

Oil down two percent as dollar firms, OPEC compliance rate shrugged off

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

Oil prices declined on Monday by about 2 percent, the most since mid-January, pressured by a stronger dollar and signs of rising US crude output. Inve...

ECC lends a helping hand to Discos

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has decided to provide Rs 30 billion sovereign guarantee to the power sector for settlement...

Ogra issues fresh safety guidelines to LPG distributors

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has issued fresh safety guidelines to LPG distributors to avoid unfortunate LPG cylinder blast incidents in fu...

Cotton prices firm on modest trade

PAR Feb 14, 2017 0

Prices were firm on the cotton market on Monday in the process of modest trade activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was unmoved at Rs 6700,...

Oil extends losses as gasoline weighs down prices

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

Oil prices fell on Tuesday, pressured by sluggish demand and evidence of a burgeoning revival in US shale production that could complicate efforts by...

Rotterdam vegetable oil prices

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

The following were Tuesday's Rotterdam vegetable oil prices at 1700 GMT: SOYOIL EU degummed: euro tonne fob ex-mill February 2017 795.00 +10.00 March...

Malaysian palm oil futures climb

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

Malaysian palm oil futures climbed on Tuesday, securing a second consecutive session of gains as the market remained buoyant on expectations of tighte...

PMEX daily trading report

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

On Monday, at Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited, PMEX Commodity Index closed at 3,155. The total traded value of Metals, Energy and COTS/FX was rec...

PPDWP approves two uplift schemes

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PPDWP) approved two development schemes of Agriculture and Planning and Development sectors with an e...

Forestry sector: OPC team visits SPFC to seek investment scope

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

A delegation of Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab visited the office of the South Punjab Forest Company (SPFC) to look in to the investment...

Volume of business improves on cotton market

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

The volume of business improved on the cotton market on Tuesday despite lack of buying interest, dealers said. The official spot rate was unmoved at R...

Cotton slides on speculator activity

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

Cotton futures slipped 1 percent on Monday on speculator activity ahead of the first notice day for the March contract, due later in the month, amid a...

PYMA demands relief package for godown fire victims

PAR Feb 8, 2017 0

Chairman of Pakistan Yarn Merchant Association (PYMA), Danish Hanif, has urged the Sindh government to announce relief package for the affectees of th...