| 2021 | January

  • Naima elected President IWCCI

    Islamabad, September 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):Naima Ansari has been elected as President of Islamabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) for the year 2021-22. Sadaf Asim Abbasi was elected as Senior Vice President, while Rubina Shafqat became Vice President. Erum Irfan, Munazza Arif, Rabia Raheel, Humaira Gillani, Imrana Rubab, Tanzeela Ayaz, Shazia Kanwal, Neelofar Khan,…

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  • Mr. Wang Zihai elected as President PCJCCI

    Lahore, September 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):The renowned Chinese Business Leader Mr. Wang Zihai, has been elected unopposed as President Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry, whereas Mr. Ehsan Choudhry and Mr. Muhammad Sarfraz Butt has been elected as Senior Vice President and Vice President respectively. It was announced by the Election Commissioner at 7th…

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  • IMC Releases its Sustainability Report 2021

    Karachi, September 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):Indus Motor Company (IMC) has released its Sustainability Report for the FY 2021, the sixth one since 2016. The Report is prepared in line with internationally recognized, GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards, covering the three pillars of sustainability – Economy, Environment and Social – and also complies with the Ten Principles of…

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  • VIS Assigns Initial Broker Fiduciary Rating to Fortune Securities Limited

    Karachi, September 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):VIS Credit Rating Company Ltd. (VIS) has assigned initial Broker Fiduciary Rating of ‘BFR3’ to Fortune Securities Limited (FSL). Outlook on the assigned rating is ‘Stable’. The rating signifies sound ownership and governance, internal and regulatory compliance, management and client services and adequate business and financial sustainability. Assigned rating reflects FSL’s…

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  • VIS Maintains IFS Rating of Alpha Insurance Company Limited

    Karachi, September 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (VIS) has maintained the Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating of Alpha Insurance Company Limited (AICL) at ‘A’ (Single A). The rating signifies high capacity to meet policyholder and contractual obligations. Risk factors may vary over time due to business/economic conditions. Outlook on the assigned rating has…

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  • Despite Heightening Investor Pressure, Few Companies Publicly Report on Sustainability, Sphera’s New Survey Finds

    New data from Sphera reveals that, despite promises to the contrary, companies struggle with implementing and disclosing progress on their sustainability efforts CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Though pressure is growing from all corners—from investors, to governments, to boards of directors—companies worldwide struggle to report progress on their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) […]

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  • JS Securities Limited – JS Market Wrap (30-09-2021)

    Karachi, September 30, 2021 (PPI-OT): View from the desk The rollercoaster ride continued at the PSX, where the index made an intraday high and a low of 44,900 and 43,972, respectively, to close at 44,900 (+533 points). Total volume traded for the day was recorded at 372mn shares where top contributors were KEL (21%), BYCO…

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