Research – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sun, 22 Sep 2019 20:04:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.2 Market Indicators http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/23/market-indicators-38-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/23/market-indicators-38-19/#respond Sun, 22 Sep 2019 19:47:01 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32534 Market indicators are a series of technical indicators used by traders to predict the direction of the major financial indexes. Most market indicators are created by analyzing the number of companies that have reached new highs relative to the number that created new lows, also known as market breadth. FINANCIAL MARKET IN PAKISTAN Pakistan Open …

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Poverty Alleviation, CSR & Micro Financing (Facts & Figures) http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/23/poverty-alleviation-csr-micro-financing-facts-figures-38-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/23/poverty-alleviation-csr-micro-financing-facts-figures-38-19/#respond Sun, 22 Sep 2019 19:46:03 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32536 Microfinance Industry Indicators Indicators Dec-17 Dec-18 YoY Growth Absolute change % Number of Branches 3,673 4,239 566 15.4 Total No. of Borrowers 5,800,457 6,936,554 1,136,097 19.6 Gross Loan Portfolio (Rs billion) 202.70 274.70 72 35.5 Average Loan Balance 48,695 55,173 6,478 13.3 Source: State Bank of Pakistan PPAF Disbursement By Operating Units/Special Initiatives Rs Million …

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Microfinancing plans taking stride in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/23/microfinancing-plans-taking-stride-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/23/microfinancing-plans-taking-stride-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 22 Sep 2019 19:45:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32657 The microcredit schemes’ main objectives which identified by the experts are to halt exploitation of the poor caused through costly informal credit, to offer small loans to poor people at comparatively lower cost as against to available informal loans, to finance economically and socially workable programs/schemes those cannot be sponsored otherwise, to empower women within …

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Impressive Govt’s policies to cut poverty, social issues http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/23/impressive-govts-policies-to-cut-poverty-social-issues/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/23/impressive-govts-policies-to-cut-poverty-social-issues/#respond Sun, 22 Sep 2019 19:44:19 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32656 The Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan identified that the government scrutinizes pro-poor expenditure in dissimilar sectors by the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) under PRSP-II program. Expenditure on these pro-poor sectors is explaining growing trend in absolute terms also percent of GDP. The officials also identified in their statistics that during 2013-14 there was …

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Market Indicators http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/market-indicators-36-37-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/market-indicators-36-37-19/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:48:05 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32158 Market indicators are a series of technical indicators used by traders to predict the direction of the major financial indexes. Most market indicators are created by analyzing the number of companies that have reached new highs relative to the number that created new lows, also known as market breadth. FINANCIAL MARKET IN PAKISTAN Pakistan Open …

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Ports, Shipping & Logistics (Facts & Figures) http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/ports-shipping-logistics-facts-figures-36-37-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/ports-shipping-logistics-facts-figures-36-37-19/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:47:59 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32160 Eastern Alignment Projects Sr. No. Project Name Length (Km) Status Implementation Period 1 Khunjrab – Raikot including AttaAbad Lake 335 Completed – 2 Raikot – Thakot (N-35) 270 Planning Stage 2018-23 3 Thakot – Havelian (E-35) 118 Under Construction 2016-20 4 Havelian – Burhan (E-35 59 Completed 2013- 19 5 Ml – Gojra (M-1, M-2, …

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Gwadar Port’s mass trade beneficial interest http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/gwadar-ports-mass-trade-beneficial-interest/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/gwadar-ports-mass-trade-beneficial-interest/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:46:08 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32408 Presently researchers identified that ports have become even more important than they were formerly as they play a role of utmost importance to an economy in transition. Ports are one of the main components of the general transportation sector and are connected to the expanding world economy. One might say that ports are a means …

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PNSC foresees short, medium and long term growth plan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/pnsc-foresees-short-medium-and-long-term-growth-plan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/pnsc-foresees-short-medium-and-long-term-growth-plan/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:45:49 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32373 Undertaking an analysis of facts and figures available in Economic Survey of Pakistan FY2018-19, Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) has planned Fleet Development Program (FDP) into short, medium & long term. PNSC has presently acquired two (02) LR-1 product tankers, which will increase PNSC’s cargo carrying capacity and would further contribute to rise in revenue …

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Yearly review of roads and infrastructure http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/yearly-review-of-roads-and-infrastructure/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/yearly-review-of-roads-and-infrastructure/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:44:19 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32371 According to the Ministry of Finance Government of Pakistan, during July-March FY 2017, total length of roads in Pakistan including GB and AJK is 264.401 thousand kms as against to 263.356 thousand kms over the same period of last year. Economists identified that road and infrastructure plays a critical role in fulfilling the strategic needs …

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Market Indicators http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/02/market-indicators-35-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/02/market-indicators-35-19/#respond Sun, 01 Sep 2019 19:47:03 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=31949 Market indicators are a series of technical indicators used by traders to predict the direction of the major financial indexes. Most market indicators are created by analyzing the number of companies that have reached new highs relative to the number that created new lows, also known as market breadth. FINANCIAL MARKET IN PAKISTAN Pakistan Open …

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