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Russian wheat lowest offer in Egypt’s GASC tender

HAMBURG/CAIRO: The lowest in the international tender from Egypt’s state buyer GASC to buy wheat on Tuesday was $197.97 a tonne FOB for wheat sourced from Russia, traders said. No purchase has yet been made and results are expected later on Tuesday, traders said. Egypt, the world’s largest wheat importer, ...

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Soybeans up 5-6 cents, corn steady-up 1, wheat down 1-2

CHICAGO: Following are US trade expectations for the resumption of the grain and soy complex trading at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) at 8:30 a.m. CDT (1330 GMT) on Tuesday. NOTE: The US Department of Agriculture was scheduled to release its weekly grain inspections and crop progress reports on ...

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GM calls Musk’s self-driving claims as ‘crap’

General Motors’ (GM) executive has claimed billionaire Elon Musk’s ideas about the soon to come self-driving cars as crap. According to Musk, the imminent Model 3 of Tesla is completely autonomous and will keep the driver relaxed. The driver could easily eat, drink, read or even sleep during the trips. ...

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Sushant Singh Rajput is crazy about Deepika Padukone

Sushant Singh Rajput is one busy Bollywood actor with a list of mega budget movies lined up, the television famed actor is currently working on two movies at a time yet he’s aiming for more. At present the ‘Kai Po Che’ actor is shooting for two movies consecutively, one is ...

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Sri Lankan players not ready to visit Pakistan

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has left no stone unturned in order to revive international cricket in Pakistan. The success of the recently concluded Independence Cup featuring the ICC World XI showed that Pakistan is capable to hold international teams. However, it seems that the Lankan players aren’t impress, even though ...

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Last chance for Messi and Argentina

Last chance for Messi and Argentina to make it to the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, when they will face Ecuador in a must win game tomorrow (Wednesday). On Wednesday, they are away to Ecuador at the dreaded altitude of Quito, conditions they despise. A win will guarantee a ...

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Fighting Pakistan keep series alive

Pakistan cricket is anything short of entertainment, with the tendency to convert the most mundane format to a fire cracker. Similar to the first Test, the second one too came alive in the later stages  as Pakistan stormed back on Day fourth into the game and keeping the series alive ...

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Emergency imposed as temperature rises in Karachi

An emergency was imposed across various hospitals in Karachi after the temperature soared unexpectedly high this week. The emergency was imposed across various hospitals in the city and staff members were directed to cancel their holidays and report for duty. The measures were taken by authorities keeping in mind the ...

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Growth spurt for mobile wallets

The FY17 was a great year for mobile wallets in Pakistan. As per the latest statistics on the branchless banking (BB) sector issued by the central bank, m-wallets had reached a tally of 27.3 million at the end of June 2017. That’s a growth of roughly 87 percent on a ...

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