Farmers, in both Punjab and Sindh, have been receiving subsidy on tractor purchasing as in the past.
Private sector lending of banks has been on the rise in almost all those areas where increased business activity
Seasoned bankers admit privately that professionalism on the part of bankers has not measured up to the new challenges
Immediately after the authority started issuing halal certificates, four meat exporting companies got supply order
“Owners and managers of a large number of SMEs have a deeper craving for Shariah-compliant financial services than
Some private sector companies have also started playing a key role in promoting tunnel farming.
No significant change is expected by this year end.
A drier than expected weather in October and in the two weeks of November has been a blessing this year according ...
“It’s true that interest income has long dominated banks’ profits,” concedes the head of a large local bank.
Banks managed to reach out to 200,000 new borrowers in the last fiscal year, boosting the overall number to 2.4m.
Reserve money has a rather more direct impact on inflation than the ordinary broad money expansion.
“... on balance, after discounting specific reasons for a dip in retail lending ... one can see a growth cycle in banks’
If the decision is implemented, in letter and in spirit, coupled with other required measures, a large number of the
Whereas development of soft skills is very much required, bank employees must also know, and should be able to conduct,
Background interviews with a number of bank executives reveal that erecting more powerful firewalls against tech-savvy
“There is a misconception in many minds that paper-based transactions can somehow save them [customers] from being
Only 5.3pc of all SMEs had regular access to bank finance by the end of CY15.
In FY15, purchase of Rs76bn in prize bonds constituted 22.5pc of overall investment in National Saving Schemes.
The growing use of internet and smart phones for transferring funds is helping banks attract borrowers.
The state response to smuggling is now becoming somewhat stricter due to smuggled wealth being used for terror financing