At first blush, it seems like the coronavirus pandemic is shutting down the economy everywhere, equally, with frightening force and totality. In many respects, that’s true: Across the country, consumer spending—which supports 70% of the economy—is crashing in community after community, as people avoid stores, restaurants, movie theaters, offices, and other public places. Already, the layoffs have begun, with reports coming in from both big … Continue reading Recession is Coming !
While governments around the world are taking measures to slow down the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are working vigorously to find a long-term solution, meaning either a drug that helps alleviate the illness or a vaccine. While the world’s hopes for an effective treatment for COVID-19 are currently resting on an antiviral drug called remdesivir, which was originally developed to fight Ebola and is currently tested … Continue reading Roadmap Towards a Vaccine | Social Distancing
Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) grew by 12.5% to 359 million tonnes in 2019, according to Shell’s latest annual LNG Outlook – a significant increase that bolsters LNG’s growing role in the transition to a lower-carbon energy system. LNG Outlook 2020 The Shell LNG Outlook, now in its fourth year, highlights key trends in 2019. It finds that global demand for liquefied natural … Continue reading SHELL LNG OUTLOOK 2020
Reddit has released its Transparency Report 2019 showing the amount of requests that required the platform to remove content or disclose private user data. Out of 2.77 billion pieces of content created on Reddit in 2019, just over 53 million were removed for a variety of reasons. They include harassment, (39 percent), minor sexualization (25.2 percent) and violence (16.6 percent). The report also contained some … Continue reading Pakistan Fourth For Reddit Content Removal Requests
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has been undertaking a reform agenda to revitalize the capital market and promote expansion of investor base. It is felt that small and medium sized brokerage houses, alongside large ones, have a critical role to play in this regard. Based on representations received from various stakeholders including small sized brokers and recommendations of the Stock Market Reforms … Continue reading SECP reforms further.
In his recent visit to China, PM Imran Khan pitched five reasons why the Chinese or investors from any other country should invest in Pakistan. Before those reasons start becoming viral, among those blinded by optimism, a reality check is warranted. Khan’s first bullet point was strategic location. If history is any guide, that strategic location has given this country more headaches than benefits. In … Continue reading Why you should INVEST in Pakistan
The overall storage capacity of Motor Spirit (MS) and High Speed Diesel (HSD) oil witnessed around 13.07 percent increase during the fiscal year 2018-19 as compared to the corresponding year. According to official data – the storage capacity for both the MS and HSD oil has been increased from 1,712,691 MT to 1,936,550 MT during the period under review. The MS oil storage capacity was … Continue reading Motor Spirit and High Speed Diesel Oil- capacity increased
We are organising a FREE financial literacy seminar for entrepreneurs based in Islamabad. If you or someone you know would like to attend here is the link #financialliteracy #based #would #attend #someone #weare #know #entrepreneurs #seminar #link https://www.facebook.com/events/2218636961579128/?ti=icl Continue reading It’s time to learn some FINANCE!
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple and Facebook. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. Together they … Continue reading Google was incorporated today
This free workshop helps start-ups and small business owners understand material related to business accounting and entrepreneurial finance. In this workshop, you’ll gain a basic understanding of finance, accounting and tax concepts to drive the success of your business. This workshop is worth PKR 1500, however we will be running it for free. It will run for 2 hours (5pm-7pm) on Saturday 14th September 2019 … Continue reading Finance for non-financial entrepreneurs