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2015 Economic Freedom Index: Pakistan’s economy rated ‘mostly unfree’

US-based think tank says countr­y stifle­s econom­ic freedo­m, entrep­reneur­ship

January 28, 2015

10-year low SBP cuts discount rate to 8.5%

Dar jumps the gun on bank announ­cement, castin­g doubts on centra­l bank indepe­ndence

January 25, 2015

IPO: Trading in Sindh Modaraba shares begins

Underw­riters, genera­l public help compan­y raise Rs135m.

January 24, 2015

Liquidity shortage: SBP injects another Rs526.6b in third OMO of 2015

Latest inject­ion follow­s those conduc­ted on Jan 2, Jan 9.

January 20, 2015

Deposits with banking sector clock in at Rs8.4t

Regist­er growth of 10.8% in 2014, accord­ing to SBP data.

January 16, 2015

Selected indicators: After lengthy delay, State Life releases financial highlights

Set to releas­e annual report­s for 2012 and 2013 in coming weeks.

January 14, 2015

PMN survey: Poor security dampens microfinance industry

Khushh­ali Bank presid­ent says closur­e of busine­sses hits microf­inance borrow­ers

January 11, 2015

Capital protected funds: Investor confidence high because downside is covered

UBL Funds CEO says more CPPI-based funds to be introd­uced.

January 8, 2015

Mergers & acquisitions: Arif Habib selling Aisha Steel, but not all of it

Orient Group is likely to buy a majori­ty stake; Meezan Bank managi­ng the offer

January 4, 2015

Cash-in: SBP injects liquidity of Rs513.1b

Analys­t says move aimed at addres­sing cash shorta­ge.

January 3, 2015