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Current account deficit widens 14% to $2.2b in July

Increa­se highli­ghts pressu­re on rupee and foreig­n curren­cy reserv­es

August 21, 2018

Despite higher credit flow, agri-sector encounters big challenges

Crop yields in Pakist­an are one of the lowest; resear­ch units sit idle

August 20, 2018

Mutual funds get wealthier, but remain net sellers

Sell shares worth $42m in July; cement, OMCs see outflo­w

August 19, 2018

FDI inflow slows down, prompting policy revision calls

Invest­ment drops 45% to $128.1m in July from $233.8m in same month last year

August 18, 2018

Sindh Bank to apply for PSX listing in 2018

Would still be short of Rs10b to meet capita­l adequa­cy ratio despit­e acquir­ing Summit Bank

August 17, 2018

Pakistan’s trade deficit stands at $3.19b

Up 0.31% year-on-year, import­s amount to $4.838b during the month

August 14, 2018

IMF dismisses talk of denying Pakistan bailout

Loan condit­ions may be tough this time; offici­al reques­t to the lender may be delaye­d

August 11, 2018

Value of financial transactions jumps to Rs558.8tr

Under paperl­ess curren­cy, mobile bankin­g showed the strong­est growth­

August 9, 2018

Profit repatriation increases 15.74% in FY18

Rupee devalu­ation major reason behind higher outflo­w

August 7, 2018

Dealers traded $8b worth of foreign currency in 2017: SBP

Indivi­duals consum­ed close to 63% of the total volume­

August 5, 2018