Business

EU unemployment rate at 6.8% in August

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The European Union’s unemployment rate in August stood at 6.8 percent, the lowest figure recorded in the 28-member EU bloc since April 2008, Eurostat revealed on Monday. “The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.8 percent in August 2018, stable compared with July 2018 and down from 7.5 percent in August 2017,” the statistical…

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Japan at 27-yr high but Asia shares struggle in holiday trade

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

TOKYO (AFP/APP): Japanese shares powered to a new 27-year high on Monday after the US and Canada clinched a long-awaited trade deal, but other Asian equity markets struggled in subdued holiday trading. Tokyo’s leading Nikkei index closed at 24,245.76, finally crossing the record level it had flirted with on Friday, as traders shrugged off disappointing…

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SECP launches World Investor Week

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has launched its second annual World Investor Week (WIW). It will continue up to October 7. Being an IOSCO member, the SECP participated in World Investor Week (WIW) 2017 by carrying out activities with professional bodies, entrepreneurs, corporate bodies and students. Once again, the…

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