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Lower interest rates strike bank profits

Deposits are becoming unattractive for the customers The profitability of the banking industry is under substantial pressure. The last two years have been very challenging for the banks. The reduction in interest rates and downward re-pricing of government papers (domestic …

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Commercial banking sector indicators

Review of banking industry performance from Jan-Sep 2018

COMMERCIAL BANKING SECTOR INDICATORS Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other November 2015,PKRbn 12,757.3 5,018.6 6,439.5 1,299.2 12,757.3 1,557.1 8,690.9 2,509.3 November 2016,PKRbn 13,941.2 5,657.7 7,026.8 1,256.8 13,941.2 1,574.4 9,963.3 2,403.5 % …

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