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Today Karachi is at 70th in World Crime Index: DG ISPR

04 April, 2019 3:18 pm 3:18 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor has said that Karachi at one point in 2014 was 6th in World Crime Index, but Alhamdulillah today it is at 70th with many first world cities behind. In a tweet, he said that credit goes to the team of civil administration and security forces, … Read More


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US drops out of top 20 performers in global corruption index

01 January, 2019 10:45 am 10:45 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – The United States slid four points lower on a global corruption index in 2018, dropping out of the top 20 countries for the first time since 2011, watchdog Transparency International said in a report that cited growing threats to democracy worldwide. The group said its latest report on business leaders’ perceptions of … Read More


Nasdaq in bear market, first of the three major US indexes

12 December, 2018 9:17 am 9:17 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The  Nasdaq Composite Index confirmed it is in a bear market for the first time since 2008, underscoring fears that the longest bull run in history for US stocks could soon be over. The index finished the day down 21.9 percent from its Aug. 29 record closing high, exceeding the 20 … Read More


Stocks crumble as global growth, US earnings fears spook markets

10 October, 2018 8:27 am 8:27 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares dived on Thursday as hundreds of billions of dollars haemorrhaged from global markets after a rout in tech stocks inflicted the largest daily decline on Wall Street since 2011, wiping out all its gains for the year. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS skidded about 2 percent. … Read More


Asian shares struggle as European woes, Saudi concerns dim mood

10 October, 2018 8:06 am 8:06 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged lower on Tuesday as earnings season nerves in the US dented Wall Street, while a cocktail of negative factors from Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic isolation to concerns over Italy’s budget and Brexit talks depressed sentiment. That rolled back some of the previous session’s strong rally led by China stimulus hopes, … Read More


Asia shares pare losses as China rallies on stimulus hope

10 October, 2018 8:17 am 8:17 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets pared early losses on Monday as Chinese stocks swung higher for a second session and helped offset geopolitical concerns over Saudi Arabia, Italy and Brexit. Blue chips in Shanghai climbed 3.5 percent in early trade there, extending Friday’s bounce on Beijing’s pledge of support for the economy and companies. … Read More


Asia stocks edge up but Saudi tensions limit gains

10 October, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose modestly on Tuesday, gaining a firmer footing after a week of heavy losses, although increasing tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West have fanned geopolitical concerns and capped gains. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS nudged up 0.25 percent, crawling away from a 19-month trough touched … Read More


Global stocks rebound but S&P 500 posts biggest weekly loss since March

10 October, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock markets worldwide rebounded after a multi-day sell-off but still registered their biggest weekly losses in months, while US Treasury yields rose and the dollar held its gains. Wall Street snapped a six-day losing streak as investors looked for bargains even as worries about US-China trade tensions lingered. Technology shares led … Read More


Asia shares shattered by Wall Street rout, China’s yuan under fire

10 October, 2018 8:13 am 8:13 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets sank in a sea of red on Thursday after Wall Street suffered its worst drubbing in eight months, a conflagration of wealth that could threaten business confidence and investment across the globe. It also raised the stakes for US inflation figures due later on Thursday as a high outcome … Read More


Asian shares rise after record highs on Wall Street

08 August, 2018 8:48 am 8:48 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares rose early on Monday, taking support from Wall Street’s gains on Friday after US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said a gradual approach to raising rates was best to protect the US economy and job growth. Powell’s comments, which were in line with market expectations, helped to push the S&P500 … Read More


S&P 500 ends at record high, bull market label secure

08 August, 2018 8:48 am 8:48 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 index notched its highest ever close , reaffirming that the bull market was intact, and now the longest running ever, after a steep sell-off seven months ago that tipped the market into a correction. The benchmark S&P 500 unofficially ended up 0.62 percent at 2,874.67, topping at 2,876.16 … Read More


China’s July factory inflation slows but consumer prices accelerate

08 August, 2018 8:31 am 8:31 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s factory price inflation cooled in July but not as much as expected, amid a wider slowdown in economic growth as Beijing remains locked in a heated trade dispute with Washington. However, consumer inflation picked up from the previous month, largely due to a rise in non-food prices, official data showed on … Read More