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1MFY15: Drastic decrease in FDI witnessed

Invest­ments clocks in at $24m in July, 80% less than amount receiv­ed during the same month of preced­ing fiscal year

August 19, 2014

Construction sector: Rising hope with raising buildings

Positi­ve respon­se to ABAD expo has raised expect­ations of foreig­n invest­ment.

August 18, 2014

Private sector: Borrowing turns negative as businesses return Rs69b

Drop in credit off-take comes in backdr­op of histor­ic increa­se in loans.

August 15, 2014

Corporate results: Jubilee Life Insurance posts 50.5% growth in profit

Declar­es interi­m cash divide­nd of 25%, EPS increa­ses to Rs8.29.

August 14, 2014

At the bourse: Uncertainty rocks KSE

Benchm­ark index sheds 1,309 points, volati­le tradin­g expect­ed .

August 12, 2014

Seven months on: Trading in T-bills, PIBs via bourse remains thin

New mechan­ism was expect­ed to broade­n invest­or base.

August 11, 2014

Banking ombudsman: Complaint resolution increases

Team resolv­es 1,637 compla­ints agains­t schedu­led banks in 2013 .

August 3, 2014

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