Japan punishes Coincheck after $530 million cryptocurrency theft PM meets Bill Gates in Davos; discusses avenues of partnership in health, education sectors
PM invites Uber to partner with Pakistani banks, PMYP to help drivers in financing vehicles
  Sugar mills pledge to buy cane at Punjab government rate
Export of more urea allowed despite food ministry’s opposition
No more deadline extensions to six power projects
Richard Morin joins PSX as CEO
Government debt stocks touch Rs 21.8 trillion mark
Government suspends cooperation with US
Forex reserves down $134 million
 Govt approves increase in drug prices in line with inflation Nepra unlikely to revise KE”s MYT upward
 After Indus and Suzuki, Honda also raises car prices  First half trade deficit widens to $17.963 billion
Pakistan’s budget deficit increases to Rs826b  Share of Shariah-compliant assets steadily rising.
 Rupee stable against dollar   Property rates to hike up to 30pc all over Pakistan.
 CDNS collects Rs85bn savings till Dec 31.
 Citigroup to pay $11.5mn fines, compensation over errant stock ratings.
JPMorgan pays $2.8mn fine over improper safeguards for customers.
Regulatory Duty on Afghanistan-specific products may be removed
Pakistan on right course to secure GSP Plus extension: EU official
Fertilizer sales up seven percent to 8.24 million tons in 2017
Exports to China hold $3.3 billion potential
Customs warned against invalid plant, material imports
SBP likely to hold policy rate
Emerging economies: WEF ranks Pakistan better than India
IMF expects Pakistan’s economic activities to pick up in 2018
Maple Leaf Cement seen adding 2.2mln tons capacity
Malaysian group exploring investment prospects in Pakistan
Forex reserves slip to $19.77bln
PIBT to setup LPG handling facility
FBR revises down valuations of properties in six cities
Car sales up 20.4pc in six months
Power sector receivables stand at Rs788.39 bn
As US freezes aid, Pakistan dismisses economic fears
Remittances increase 9.32pc to $1.723bln in December
Company registration witnesses 44pc growth in H1
Karandaaz to invest Rs700mln
Brokers struggle to survive new equity rules, tax structure
China’s largest investment bank eager to enter Pakistan
 Rupee touches record high of 113 against dollar in open market
Matco completes book-building
Oil, food imports surge
Saudi investment sought for gas pipeline
Cotton production up 7.58pc
No more deadline extensions to six power projects
Higher imports widen trade gap in services
 PSX ends week on a high as KSE-100 index gains 615 points

Hyperledger Sawtooth Is Ready for Business Use

EURUSD rebounds back toward trend line/MA

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling has ‘positive potential’ this week

Coincheck Confirms Crypto Hack Loss Larger than Mt Gox

PBoC Official Pushes for Centralized State Digital Currency
Oil hits highest since late 2014 on U.S. crude inventory drop, weaker dollar
Asian Stocks Head Lower as Davos Talk Roils Dollar: Markets Wrap
Record sale of motorcycles in first half
PM invites Siemens to help Pakistan in digitizing power, gas sectors
TAPI gas pipeline project’s financial close likely this year
BoP, budgetary support: over $17 billion borrowed in four years
Dollar wallows near three-year trough, fears of government shutdown add to woes
Oil prices drop on uptick in U.S. production
Asian Stocks Rise, Even in Face of Climb in Yields: Markets Wrap
China Posts First Full-Year Growth Pickup Since 2010
Cabinet body proposes ban on new cement plants in Punjab
Qatri businessmen for investment opportunities in Pakistan
IMF Resident Representative calls on state minister for finance
Global stocks resume ascent on earnings hopes, euro gets lift from ECB
Oil dips away from levels last seen in late 2014, but analysts say market supported

Oil dips away from three-year highs on signs of overheated market

Stocks Fall as Rally Loses Steam; U.S. Yields Dip: Markets Wrap

Asia Stock Rally Fades as Yen Gains for Second Day: Markets Wrap
Oil prices hit highest since 2014, but analysts warn of overheated market
Issuance of $3 billion Sukuk: Various sections of motorways pledged
World Bank projects 5.5 percent growth
CPEC projects: 25 percent of total budgeted amount released under PSDP so far
SBP allows 100 percent cash import of dollar
Further PKR depreciation depends on key data
 PKR likely to face depreciation pressures: Moody””s
Asia Stocks Build on Record High, Yen Strengthens: Markets Wrap
 U.S. oil prices hit highest since 2015, but doubts loom over rally –
US investors keen to invest in Pakistan
RD imposed to only discourage consumer goods imports: Dagha
 $3.7b target set for FDI in FY18: BOI chairman
Dar launches Rs 40,000 registered Premium Bond