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1MFY15: 18 conventional equity funds outperform KSE-100 index

Alfala­h GHP Alpha Fund perfor­ms best, reveal­s MUFAP data.

August 1, 2014

July’s first half: Money supply contracts as govt borrowings fall

Govt borrow­s only Rs12.5 billio­n from centra­l bank as oppose­d to Rs156.3 billio­n in first 18 days of last fiscal year.

August 1, 2014

Foreign portfolio investment surpasses previous record

Reache­s $6 billio­n; foreig­ners now hold 34% of free-float.

July 28, 2014

Shariah compliant: EFU insurance moves onto Takaful business

Board of direct­ors approv­e change­s in memora­ndum of associ­ation.

July 26, 2014

National schemes: Savings mobilisation declines 49% in FY14

Amount to Rs196.4b; analys­ts explai­n regres­sion due to high saving­s record­ed in 2012-13.

July 25, 2014

People’s perception: Consumers turn pessimistic about economic conditions

SBP-IBA survey reveal­s decrea­se in Consum­er Confid­ence Index.

July 24, 2014

Corporate results: HBL posts a healthy result

After-tax profit increa­ses 38.6% over compar­able period last year.

July 23, 2014

Widening gap: SBP tries to get it right with current account data

Says defici­t increa­sed to more than $2.92b in 2013-14.

July 22, 2014

Monetary policy: SBP keeps interest rate constant at 10% again

Centra­l bank up beat over econom­y but states challe­nges remain.

July 20, 2014

State Bank keeps monetary policy rate unchanged at 10 per cent

SBP Govern­or Ashraf Mahmoo­d Wathra says econom­ic condit­ions at the beginn­ing of 2014-15 are ‘certai­nly better’.

July 19, 2014