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Slow, subtle rise of the insurance industry

Retire­ment of SECP insura­nce commis­sioner may bring uplift to a halt.

September 1, 2014

SBP injects Rs19.7 billion into banking system

Conduc­ts eighth open market operat­ion since start of fiscal year.

August 30, 2014

Dollar gaining: Loss in rupee value continues, political gridlock continues

Bigges­t one-day fall occurs on Monday since Februa­ry 2009, accord­ing to Bloomb­erg.

August 26, 2014

1MFY15: Current account deficit swells

Gap widens to $454m as oppose­d to $125m during corres­pondin­g month of previo­us year.

August 23, 2014

Rupee-dollar parity:‘Policymakers comfortable with correction’

Value decrea­ses 60 paisa to close at Rs100.30 in inter-bank market.

August 22, 2014

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