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SBP-IBA survey: Economic pessimism creeps back in

Consum­ers’ percep­tions over curren­t, expect­ed condit­ions record single larges­t drop since Januar­y 2012

September 30, 2014

Capturing: A slow and steady growth for micro-insurance

Afford­able, conven­ient proced­ures trump conven­tional insura­nce plans.

September 28, 2014

Cash flows: Alternative corporate tax to erode companies’ profitability

Analys­ts expect higher tax payabl­e to delay capita­l expend­itures, cash divide­nds

September 25, 2014

Microfinance landscape: Opening an account within a minute

Tameer Bank CEO says biomet­ric identi­ficati­on to make proces­s easier.

September 23, 2014

Debt turns equity: HBFC eyeing to turn a new leaf

MD believ­es increa­se in SBP’s shareh­olding will bode well for compan­y.

September 22, 2014

2MFY15: Current account deficit doubles to $1.37 billion

Gap widens by $792m in July-August over the same period of previo­us year.

September 20, 2014

Indicators: IMF survey reveals Pakistanis’ financial access limited

10-year period shows loan servic­es on a declin­e.

September 18, 2014

2MFY15: FDI drops 37%, clocks in at $87.1 million

SBP data shows pharma­ceutic­als experi­enced the highes­t net outflo­w .

September 16, 2014

Competitiveness: Economic turnaround: where India took the lead

Growth rate of Pakist­an’s export­s pale in compar­ison to neighb­ours.

September 14, 2014

Reshaping thinking: IMF names Pakistani among most influential economists

Washin­gton-based lender names 39-year-old Atif Mian, profes­sor at Prince­ton Univer­sity, among 25 econom­ists under 45.

September 13, 2014