Business

Asian markets in retreat as China growth slows further

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Asian markets slipped on Monday as data showed China’s economy growing at its weakest pace in nearly three decades, hit by the US trade war, while investors debate the depth of an expected Federal Reserve interest rate cut. The world’s number-two economy expanded 6.2% in April-June, the worst reading since the…

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SBP releases third quarterly report on State of Economy for FY19

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: While Pakistan’s economy moved along the stabilization phase led by demand management policies, vulnerabilities in the external and fiscal sectors persisted during Jul-Mar FY19, according to the State Bank of Pakistan’s Third Quarterly Report on the State of Pakistan’s Economy released today. This implies that the current stabilization agenda needs to be…

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Weekly inflation up 1.35 per cent

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on July 11, for the combined income group, witnessed an increase of 1.35 percent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the combined group was recorded at 263.13 points against 259.63 points registered in the…

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