International

FDI inflow: A dismal picture

According to a report of the State Bank of Pakistan, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows ...
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SMEs: An unused engine of economic growth

Small and Medium Enterprises play an important role in the economic growth of a country.  ...
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Autonomy for the State Bank

The issue of full autonomy for the State Bank of Pakistan is a long standing ...
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Financial Inclusion: A new tool to combat poverty

According to the latest annual report of the World Bank, the share of people living ...
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New monetary policy aims at stabilization

Against market expectations, the State Bank of Pakistan has increased the benchmark interest rate by ...
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Distressing sectoral trends

The State Bank, at the very beginning of its annual report, says that “the FY18 ...
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The bugbear of the national economy

It is a welcome development that the current account deficit has moderated somewhat during the ...
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Crisis in the Islamic banking industry

The Islamic banking industry has witnessed rapid growth in the past few years but is ...
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Saudi package to the rescue

Saudi Arabia is an all-weather friend and has once again come to Pakistan’s rescue. It ...
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Dam donatives

The government has launched a fund to build the Diamer-Bhasha Dam which when completed is ...