Prices of wheat, pulses and beef went up in Nov on increased demand during the last three days leading to Ashura.
Large-scale manufacturing grew about 13pc year-on-year in Sept, and by more than eight per cent during July-Sept.
Islamic banks are facing difficulties after SBP linked minimum deposit rate of conventional banks to its own repo rate.
Private sector borrowing is picking up due to the rising output of large-scale industries & revival of personal loans.
SINDH looks set to maintain the rising trend it had witnessed last year in production of cotton and sugarcane. ...
THE outlook for the leasing business is apparently improving. Some top companies are focusing on agricultural...
Pakistan's fire-fighting to contain the current account deficit is on, with plans to raise $750m through eurobonds.
Integrating financial markets is more challenging now due to the structural flaws within domestic financial system,
Bankers have started looking for opportunities in project financing to make up for an expected lower growth in income.
These implications also include an increase in the rupee-cost of external debt servicing and a rise in liquidity levels.
Within 18 days, the rupee lost 1.6pc of its value against US$, falling to Rs106.16 on Sept 18, from Rs104.53 on Aug 30.
AFTER reducing its key policy rate by 50 basis points to nine per cent in June, the State Bank of Pakistan has ...
This quest is taking a new turn, and this time quite in the right direction in view of the emerging business scenario.
Banks’ lending to the agricultural sector that has been on the increase rose further in the last fiscal year.
Fire-fighting is on to halt the ongoing rupee slide. But promising signs are not missing.
As large-scale manufacturing continues to pick up pace, the financing needs of big companies have increased.
Despite gas shortages & rising cost of transportation, fertiliser companies saw their sales grow in first half of FY13.
Consumer financing increased after 4 years but is focused on a few segments where lending is easier & highly rewarding.
Large-scale manufacturing grew faster than expected, and the agricultural sector performed generally well.
A RECORD production of sugarcane over the last two years pushed up output of sugar and its by-product, molasses. ...