Latest News

Ryan Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship.

Ryan Lochte Gunpoint Robbery

Four sponsors have dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren. They were followed by announcements from skin care firm Syneron-Candela and Japanese mattress maker Airweave. It comes after Lochte lied about being robbed at gunpoint by a policeman after a night …

Read More »

SECP advises modarabas to increase outreach to small cities and towns

SECP advises modarabas to increase outreach to small cities and towns

ISLAMABAD: Zafar Hijazi, chairman Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has appreciated the role of modarabas in providing Islamic financial products and services to the masses and advised them to increase their outreach to the smaller cities and towns for greater financial inclusion. He was talking to the representatives of the …

Read More »

Hong Kong stocks retreat at open

Hong Kong stocks retreat at open

HONG KONG, Aug 23: Hong Kong stocks slipped in the first few minutes of trade on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street and in Europe, with energy firms hit again by falling oil prices. The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.31 percent, or 70.44 points, to 22,927.47. The benchmark Shanghai Composite …

Read More »