Its position in the Speedtest Global Index
rose by 10 places in just one month.
India, July 19 -- India fell three ranks both in fixed and mobile broadband speed performance in the month of June and now ranks 74 and 126 respectively in the internet speeds globally, Ookla's Speedtest Global Index
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Qatar has been ranked first in the Gulf region and fifth globally on the mobile Internet speed index at 59.90 Mbps, followed by UAE in seventh place globally at 56.33 Mbps, Saudi Arabia in 35 th place globally at 35.06 Mbps, Oman in 36 th place at 35.06 Mbps and Bahrain in 59 th place at 26.37 Mbps, according to Speedtest Global Index
, which ranks mobile and fixed broadband speeds from around the world on a monthly basis.
Foreign investment in the Saudi market surged ahead of the inclusion of the kingdom's stock market in global index
provider MSCI's emerging market indexes last month, Azhar and Al Sayegh say.
Local stock brokerage Papa Securities said the sideways bias of the PSEi was in anticipation of the rebalancing of MSCI- a closely-followed global index
provider-which would take effect soon.
The agreement will see Nigeria-based Africa Re and IFC's Global Index
Insurance Facility (GIIF) encourage development of agricultural insurance products and enhance index insurance business lines.
The Global Index
Insurance Facility (GIIF) is a multi-donor program created to address the scarcity of affordable insurance protection against weather and catastrophic risks in developing and emerging countries.
Pakistan is ranked 33rd in the global index
for cheapest mobile data rates.
In 2006 Pakistan ranked 60 in the global index
of ease of doing business, however, doing business became more difficult in the last decade.
Prime Minister Imran Khan while taking the notice of difficulties in business instructed the relevant departments to bring Pakistan on 100th rank in global index
of doing business.