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Shahid Iqbal

Remittances decline 2.5pc

State Bank of Pakistan reports the remittances fell 2.5 per cent to $12.36 billion. Updated Mar 11, 2017 09:58am

Govt to raise Rs2.1tr in March-May

The government plans to borrow Rs1,950bn and Rs150bn by auctioning treasury bills and Pakistan Investment Bonds. Updated Mar 02, 2017 07:40am

$1.09bn repatriated in July-Jan

The inflow of FDI also improved during the period to $1.161bn, but the outflow of dollars was higher by $71m: SBP. Updated Mar 01, 2017 07:38am

FDI rose 10pc in July-Jan

Inflows are originating from a number of countries unlike the investment pattern witnessed in recent years. Updated Feb 16, 2017 08:01am

Govt borrowing stimulates economy

Growth in net domestic assets of the banking system doubles year-on-year mainly on account of govt borrowing from SBP. Updated Feb 12, 2017 09:27am