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SECP allows foreign investors higher shareholding in PSX

KARACHI: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), the apex regulator, has given the go-ahead for increasing the shareholding of foreign portfolio investors in the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX).Foreign individual and institutional investors may now buy, hold or trade PSX stocks up to maximum 20% of outstanding shares estimated at around 800 million.The maximum number […]

Dawood invites Japanese investors to explore investment opportunities in Pakistan

Dawood invites Japanese investors to explore investment opportunities in Pakistan

(Web Desk) – Advisor to Prime Minister for Commerce, Textile, Investment, Industries and Production Abdul Razak Dawood invited Japanese entrepreneurs to explore huge opportunities in trade and investment in Pakistan.While addressing a seminar titled “Trade and Investment Opportunities in Pakistan,” in Tokyo, Japan, he underscored that the balance sheets of multi-national corporations in Pakistan itself […]

FDI drops 35% as investors wait for economic policy changes

FDI drops 35% as investors wait for economic policy changes

KARACHI: Foreign investors largely remained shy of driving up investments in Pakistan’s economy as they waited for clarity on economic policies to be announced shortly by the new government.Foreign direct investment (FDI) dropped 35% to $160.1 million in August compared to $246.8 million in the same month of previous year, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported […]

First ever conference to woo South Korean investors to Pakistan held

First ever conference to woo South Korean investors to Pakistan held

ISLAMABAD (APP) – The Embassy of Pakistan in South Korea hosted the maiden interactive session and investment conference in Seoul to attract the local investors to Pakistan by highlight the potential of foreign investment in the country. The conference, titled “Emerging Pakistan: Opportunities for Bilateral Investment and Trade”, attracted more than 140 representatives from renowned […]

PM woos investors to benefit from Pakistan’s rich potential

PM woos investors to benefit from Pakistan’s rich potential

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday wooed foreign investors to exploit the rich potential Pakistan offers in diverse fields and benefit from the lucrative incentives offered by the country. Addressing an investors’ conference here at a local hotel that focused on ways to raise the national GDP to 9%, the Prime Minister said the […]

CPEC development work at Gwadar gets investors’ attention

CPEC development work at Gwadar gets investors’ attention

Development work for the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at Gwadar is gaining momentum and receiving attention from investors. Speaking to Geo News, Collector Customs of Gwadar, Saeed Akram said local and foreign investors are showing tremendous interest in this project and several are applying for acquiring license to China Free Economic Zone Company for […]

Finance Minister asks French investors to invest in Pakistan

Finance Minister asks French investors to invest in Pakistan

Paris, September 13, 2016: Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization presented a strong case about Pakistan’s economic turnaround in the last three years, to a large gathering of senior executives of more than sixty leading French companies, who gathered this morning at a business and investment event hosted […]