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  2. Pakistan upholds acquittal of woman in blasphemy case

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceJan 29 18:56 PM

    Pakistan's top court on Tuesday upheld its acquittal of a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row after being convicted of blasphemy, dealing a blow to radical Islamists who ...

  3. The Latest: Pakistani Christian woman freed over blasphemy

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceJan 29 9:59 AM

    Pakistan's top court has upheld its acquittal of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, clearing the last legal hurdle and freeing Aasia Bibi to leave the country. The three-judge ...

  4. Pakistan Unexpectedly Raises Rate Citing Loose Fiscal Policy

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceJan 31 11:53 AM

    The target policy rate was raised for the fifth straight meeting to 10.25 percent from 10 percent, State Bank of Pakistan Governor Tariq Bajwa said at a briefing in Islamabad Thursday ...

  5. Pakistan expects debt being built up within its troubled power sector to level off this year and start falling, its power minister told Reuters, outlining measures to shore up confidence ...

  6. Pakistan launches expatriates' bond to tackle payments crisis

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceJan 31 15:59 PM

    Cash-strapped Pakistan on Thursday launched a bond scheme for its citizens living overseas, aimed at generating funds in foreign currencies to help bridge a balance of payment crisis.

  7. Pakistan central bank raises key policy rate to 10.25 percent

    Reuters via Yahoo FinanceJan 31 13:48 PM

    Pakistan's central bank raised its key policy rate by 25 basis points to 10.25 percent on Thursday in the face of high fiscal and current account deficits and continuing inflation pressure ...

  8. Pakistan's annual inflation rate surged to 7.19 percent in January from 6.17 percent a month earlier, the Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, the highest level in over four years. The ...

  9. Obama’s Secret Rationale for the Raid on Bin Laden

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceJan 29 13:00 PM

    Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the government did not have to make them public. In the summer of 2010, the U.S. received...

  10. Trade War Risks Eroding U.S. Dominance of Cotton, Says Dreyfus

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceJan 29 14:32 PM

    The U.S. trade war with China could soon challenge that. The spat that’s pitted the U.S., the world’s top exporter, against top buyer China has seen Brazil emerge as a winner.

  11. S&P Global Ratings on Monday lowered Pakistan's sovereign credit rating one notch to 'B-' from 'B', citing diminished growth prospects and elevated external and fiscal stresses. In S& ...