Mutaher Khan

From downloads to dollars

From downloads to dollars

It seems that our infatuation with imported products extends to apps as well. Published 20 May, 2024 08:32am
Fintech needs a hero

Fintech needs a hero

The sector fared slightly worse than average, as its funding declined almost 80pc to $20m in FY23 and the number of deals dipped. Updated 01 Apr, 2024 09:46am
Crumbling tech dreams

Crumbling tech dreams

The GDP of the information and communication sector fell year-on-year in three of the four quarters of FY23, as per the State Bank. Published 26 Feb, 2024 08:43am
The ongoing digital payment spurt

The ongoing digital payment spurt

Online transactions through banks, microfinance banks, and EMIs clocked in at 561m for Q1-FY24 as against 141.3m done over the counter. Updated 11 Jan, 2024 04:02pm
How digital are existing banks?

How digital are existing banks?

Meezan leads in mobile and internet banking with over a quarter of the industry’s total transactions in the first half of 2023. Published 20 Nov, 2023 07:50am
Flip-flopping policies for SMEs

Flip-flopping policies for SMEs

Only 2.1pc of the firms in the country have a bank loan or line of credit, compared to 23.7pc in the region. Updated 23 Oct, 2023 10:19am
Growing, but at what cost

Growing, but at what cost

Islamic banking’s investments-to-deposits ratio grew to 63.39pc in 2022 from just 20.39pc in 2017. Updated 16 Oct, 2023 10:01am

Fresh grad woes

Youngsters entering the job markets are inadequately compensated in the name of exposure and experience Published 25 Sep, 2023 08:20am
Beyond opening  new accounts

Beyond opening new accounts

According to the World Bank’s Findex, only 3.6pc of Pakistanis report borrowing from a financial institution or mobile money Published 11 Sep, 2023 07:02am
Making money virtually

Making money virtually

Earlier in March, the State Bank reported that over $8.93m was remitted out of Pakistan in the last two years through video chat apps. Published 28 Aug, 2023 08:32am