Investment in gold-backed assets of mutual funds in general, and Sharia-compliant funds in particular is taking root.
The ‘indecent haste’ shown in revisiting a sound policy on property valuation itself belies the government’s claims.
Volatility in interest and exchange rates normally affects the viability of long term investments
Borrowers say if the finance providers can take care of three things, they can extend their outreach.
There are complaints that not all exchange companies are free to make agreements with global money transfer companies
KCCI demands previous system for property valuation must continue but be revised more frequently.
Few Shariah-compliant financing products are not enough to meet diverse business needs.
The Brexit decision immediately impacted Pakistan's financial markets but with low intensity and limited scope.
Tech startups are doing reasonably well and look set for growth despite a lack of adequate financing from banks.
Sources in the SBP say volumetric rise in CIC in FY2016 has been so strong that they fear that CIC as percentage of M2
The exchange rate may come under pressure as nothing concrete is in sight for a strong growth in net forex earnings.
Govt decision to keep banks' tax rate indiscriminately higher than on all other companies is bad news.
Development loans account for no more than 10pc of the total agricultural credit.
Restructuring the sector should help modarabas embrace the changes in product diversification, HR developmetn in fintech
The permission to declassify non-performing loans will eventually lead to larger bank lending to the SME sector.
The most outstanding feature of the proposed policy is that it bans investment by resident Pakistanis in the real estate
It is safe to say that online banking has a long way to go.
The financial system faces challenges of evaluating credit worthiness of the borrowers in a changed business environment
'The core issue is not just achieving some growth in housing finance, the real problem is to accelerate it.'
“When we talk about those using bank accounts, National Savings Schemes."