Tag: Mixed

Asian markets mixed after week’s rally

Asian markets were mixed on Friday as a week-long rally fuelled by upbeat data out of China and rising hopes for the future of...

Oil mixed in Asia ahead of Europe, US policy moves

Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade Monday as investors await further measures by policymakers to boost the ailing eurozone and US economy, analysts...

Asian markets mixed, euro down as rally fades

Asian markets were mixed Monday and the euro slipped as a rally sparked by last week's surprise eurozone deal fizzled out, with weak manufacturing...

Mixed day at Karachi Stock Exchange

After booking gains of over 125 points yesterday, the index became a victim of short term profit booking and levels were marginally down...

Mixed reaction to Lagarde’s appointment

Christine Lagarde must move fast on the Greek debt crisis and to open the IMF up to emerging countries, press comment on her appointment...

US stocks mixed as Dow ends six-week slide

US stocks were mixed over the past week, with the Dow Jones industrials posting its first weekly gain since late April amid hopes Europe...

Budget met with mixed reaction in parliament

Legislators from both Houses of parliament expressed mixed reactions towards the federal budget for fiscal year 2011-12 on Thursday, with most of them pitching...

People express mixed reaction to budget proposal

People on Friday had mixed responses to the Rs 3.7 trillion proposed budget 2011-2012, tabled by the PPP in the National Assembly through Finance...

Lahoris give mixed response to Afridi’s retirement

Lahoris on Tuesday gave a mixed response to former cricket team captain Shahid Afridi’s sudden announcement of retirement from all forms of cricket. Some...

Mixed media paintings showcased at Nairang

An exhibition of mixed media paintings was inaugurated at the Nairang Art Gallery on Saturday. The exhibition features paintings of Mirza Bashir Ahmed and...

Mixed weather witnessed in April

Lahorites witnessed mixed weather in April, as intense heat and rains made their presence felt throughout the month. The start of the month witnessed...

Let’s have mixed vegetables without dessert

LAHORE - The trend of decreasing vegetable prices at the city's Sunday Bazaars remained in force a third week bringing relief to both consumers and shopkeepers. However, fruit prices remained high, making fruit purchases few and far between.
For the third consecutive Sunday the prices of vegetables decreased while the prices of fruits marginally increasing. Chicken prices also decreased by Rs 37 per kg compared with last weeks. Chicken meat was sold for Rs 170 per kg compared to

The not-so-liked UK immigration policy meets mixed reaction

LONDON - United Kingdom, once considered a best destination to study and work for the people from all over the world is fast losing its charm, thanks to the tough immigration policies of the Conservative party led government. Conservative party, commonly known as a Tory party of UK went into the 2010 general elections with the issue of immigration on the top of their agenda.
With unemployment raised to its record high and more than 2 million Brits out of work, "British jobs for

Cabinet dissolution draws mixed response from politicians

LAHORE - Politicians belonging to various political parties gave a mixed response over President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani's decision to dissolve the federal cabinet. President Zardari's Punjab Coordinator Naveed Chaudhry welcomed the decision saying that it was a positive move.
He predicted that the decision would increase the party's efficiency and said that the change would be brought according to the 18th Constitutional Amendment. The PPP

Nestor, Srebotnik triumph in mixed doubles

MELBOURNE - Canadian Daniel Nestor and Slovenia's Katarina Srebotnik won the Australian Open mixed doubles title when they beat Australian Paul Hanley and Taiwan's Chan Yung-Jan Sunday.
The second seeds needed a deciding match tiebreaker to win the final 6-3, 3-6, 10-7 at Rod Laver Arena, where officials closed the roof as temperatures soared close to 40 deg C (104 F) on the hottest day of the tournament. Hanley and Chan started well, breaking serve in the third game of the

Islamabad cautiously evaluating ‘mixed signals’ from New Delhi

ISLAMABAD - With Pakistan trying to devise a mutually agreed 'roadmap' with India for the revival of a stalled peace process, New Delhi is exerting pressure for alteration in the eight-point composite dialogue agenda and has asked Islamabad to insert "terrorism" as one of two major issues at the top along with Kashmir.
As mixed signals are coming from India ahead of the foreign secretaries' meeting next month, Islamabad is not expecting a major breakthrough but looking forward to

Kareena to present a mixed bag in 2011

Leaving behind a not-so-great 2010, Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor is all set to explore various genres in the new year with five films in the pipeline. While `Ra.One` with Shah Rukh Khan is the biggest of all, there is also 'Bodyguard' with Salman Khan. The 30-year-old actress will be seen opposite boyfriend Saif Ali Khan in 'Agent Vinod' and Imran Khan in 'Short Term Shaadi'.
She is also in talks to star with Aamir Khan in a yet untitled psychological thriller. Considering