Dawn News

02 March, 2015 / 11 Jamadi-ul-Awwal, 1436

Mohiuddin Aazim

Tighter rules for exchange companies

Forex companies struggle as regulations become more demanding and opportunities for high profit-making no longer abound. Updated Feb 23, 2015 08:22am

Managing liquidity through Sukuk

Liquidity management has become easier for Islamic banking institutions and SBP with Sukuk-backed OMOs gaining momentum. Updated Feb 18, 2015 10:33am

Fruit exports up despite low output

Export of fruits rising due to market diversification, investment by some export houses, and use of web-based marketing. Updated Feb 16, 2015 08:17am

Growing agribusinesses

Increased provincial agriculture budgets have mostly targeted projects in irrigation, energy supply to farms... Published Feb 09, 2015 07:06am

Pulses output down, imports up

In the absence of a realistic price discovery system, big growers don’t take the risk of cultivating pulses as ... Published Feb 02, 2015 06:42am

Making sense of monetary easing

“Lower oil prices and an expected improvement in the current account, in addition to cheaper bank borrowing after ... Published Feb 02, 2015 06:42am

Threat to poultry industry

Pakistan provides transit route to India, Brazil and US for shipment of food, eggs and poultry products to Afghanistan. Updated Jan 19, 2015 07:53am

Takaful gets a boost

Conventional insurance companies are preparing to extend their reach and expand business volumes. Updated Jan 19, 2015 08:14am

Fall in veggies’ production

Though a decline in production cannot be fully justified on the basis of a lesser area under cultivation, it does make Published Jan 12, 2015 06:03am

Haunting issues in SME financing

Manufacturing SMEs need to be promoted to obtain higher production in the value-added agriculture and upstream and Published Jan 12, 2015 06:03am

Food exports to Central Asia

Making a deeper penetration in the Central Asian food market is possible. But for this to happen, an uninterrupted Published Jan 06, 2015 07:03am

Quest for food import-substitution

If the conflicts of interests are not reconciled well in time, the entire chain of food supply is affected negatively Published Dec 29, 2014 06:17am

Banks stick to ‘comfort zone’

The victims of a less-efficient banking system include formal businesses. Businesses prospering from informal investment Published Dec 29, 2014 06:17am

Focus on green energy

The Sindh government says more than 40 companies are pursuing wind power projects of a combined capacity of 3,000 MW Updated Dec 22, 2014 07:49am

Housing finance a low priority

The SBP is preparing a strategic plan to analyse the current scenario and to suggest ... Published Dec 22, 2014 06:19am