The central bank, in addition to microfinance banks, is also involving microfinance institutions and rural support
Exports of fruits, vegetables are far lower than the country's potential, and the average per tonne export price is low.
We have already started implementing some of the structural reforms before the formal signing of the deal with the IMF
Should consumers hope that any move to check business malpractices that fuel inflation will succeed?
Rate hike comes amid inflationary pressure, larger fiscal deficit and a high current account deficit.
New borrowing will be pricier as interest rates are higher than a year ago.
The govt should keep its net borrowing from commercial banks low in March-June to help banks meet the 2018-19 target.
The biggest worries right now are foreign exchange and fuel reserves.
Keeping the rupee stable and taming inflation can be challenging in coming months.
As the government makes tax evasion more difficult things are bound to change.
The rupee devaluation produces inflation, and tighter interest rates continue to make the industrial output costlier.
Sugar mills are mostly owned by top politicians or their frontmen or financiers.
Consumer finance becomes costlier as interest rates on treasury bills and bonds rise.
Net growth in the disbursement of credit to the agriculture sector remains extremely low.
The central bank’s decision to let a tight monetary policy continue makes lots of sense.
Tax incentives for the corporate sector and commercial importers are expected to boost the sagging industrial...
In Pakistan, the government keeps switching gears from central bank borrowing to commercial bank borrowing.
The PTI needs to make sincere efforts to improve relationship with Sindh and its coalition partners in Balochistan.
In the last five fiscal years, Pakistan's domestic saving growth rate averaged below 7.4pc.
Banks lent generously to private sector, PSEs in July-Dec but not all of it was in line with best banking practices.