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  1. MSCI Disappoints Pakistan Traders Hoping for a Downgrade

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceJun 27 9:44 AM

    While the omission is consistent with MSCI’s policy to give underperforming markets time to rebound above technical thresholds, traders worry that Pakistan’s presence in the emerging-market ...

  2. IMF board approves $6 billion loan package for Pakistan

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceJul 03 18:17 PM

    The International Monetary Fund Executive board approved a three-year, $6 billion loan package for Pakistan on Wednesday to rein in mounting debts and stave off a looming balance of payments ...

  3. Pakistan's powerful army chief on Friday blamed "fiscal mismanagement" for the country' economic woes, days after he was appointed to a newly formed committee responsible for steering ...

  4. Qatar Sends First Tranche of $3 Billion Payment to Pakistan

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceJun 30 6:45 AM

    The amount will be with Pakistan in the next few days, according to the people. The gas-rich nation pledged the amount in deposits and investments to Pakistan after Qatar’s Emir ...

  5. Pakistan's rupee dropped to another record low on Wednesday, sliding more than 3% in a day, the central bank said. The rupee closed at 161.94 against the dollar in the interbank market ...

  6. IMF says Pakistan bailout sets ambitious fiscal targets

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceJul 08 17:49 PM

    The $6 billion loan package for Pakistan approved by the International Monetary Fund last week will require "very ambitious" fiscal measures and sustained commitment for the bailout to ...

  7. Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari owns assets worth 1.5 billion rupees, more than double his father and former president Asif Ali Zardari, who owns...

  8. Drugs arrest of Pakistan politician sparks opposition fury

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceJul 02 17:26 PM

    Pakistan's main opposition party on Tuesday criticised as political the arrest on drugs charges of one of its senior provincial leaders who has been critical of Prime Minister Imran Khan ...

  9. Laundry ad promoting working women sparks furore in Pakistan

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceJun 27 17:24 PM

    KARACHI/LAHORE, June 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A U.S. detergent advert that encourages women to pursue careers has sparked a debate over women's rights in conservative Pakistan ...

  10. Pakistan amnesty draws 100,000 new tax filers, $450 million

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceJul 04 17:05 PM

    Pakistan's government, struggling to lift revenues and cut ballooning public debt, registered around 100,000 new tax filers and expects to have raised about $450 million from a tax amnesty ...